Code Quality Software That Makes A Difference

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However, one proven approach is comparing how well a given code interacts with its neighbors in the same technical domain.". In the world of software development, code quality often comes to mean a certain level of complexity in a code.

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Simple Code: Immutability

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In the world of object-oriented programming, it's not as used and as easy to use approach but there are ways to incorporate immutability to parts of the code and I strongly suggest you do so too. Immutability is a special thing that in my mind deserves a short explanation and praise.

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Top 10 Low-Code App Development Best Practices to Follow

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Low-code is the present and future of software development. The low-code market is expected to increase from its $10.3 build a huge variety of applications using the low-code approach and have even created our own low-code app builder that helps our customers turn ideas into real apps.

Measuring Code Quality: Qualitative and Quantitative

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Code Quality defines that the code is good, which means code is of high quality, and code is bad, which means code is of low quality. Code can be considered good quality if it is clear, simple, well tested, bug-free, refactored, documented, and performant.

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Code Quality Metrics

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"Employing these Metrics to excel the performance of code directly impacts the profitability of the business. For the developers, practicing to write a good quality code in the initial phase of the coding job not only prevents the efforts and hours spent in précising the errors but also the costs are reduced. So, if your goal is high reliability, readability, and efficiency in the code, you need to employ quality checks for your code.

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7 Continuous Code Quality and Automated Code Review Tools

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What Is Continuous Code Quality? What Are Automated Code Review Tools? An automated code review tool totally automates the code review process so that a reviewer has to only focus on the code.

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Top 7 Static Code Analysis Tools

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What Is a Static Code Analysis? Static code analysis or Source code analysis is a method performed on the ‘static’ (non-running) source code of the software with static code analysis tools that attempt to highlight potential vulnerabilities. Static code analyzers check source code for specific vulnerabilities as well as for compliance with various coding standards. Get code insights before execution.

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Why I am coding?

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I started coding when I was 8 years old, and I am 46 today. This implies I've got 38 years of software development experience, roughly 25 as a professional - And to be honest with you, the answer to the above question is actually "drugs".

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Static Analysis Protects Your Code From Time Bombs

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Static code analysis allows you to identify and eliminate many defects at an early stage. c pvs-studio static code analysis bug sast static code analysis tool blender buffer overflowMoreover, it's possible to detect dormant errors that don't show themselves when they appear.

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An In-Depth Explanation of Code Complexity

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It's no secret code is a complicated thing to write, debug, and maintain which is necessary for high software quality. Moreover, high code complexity brings with it a higher level of code defects, making the code costlier to maintain. So, by reducing code complexity, we can reduce the number of bugs and defects, along with its lifetime cost. What exactly is complex code?

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SRP Is the MEDUSA of Clean Code Family

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While we are hearing tips on Clean code, the most common tip is maintaining SRP while writing class or methods, in a broader scope Module/Package/Service/API. Most of the time it succumbs us and we are ending up with anti-KISS code but If we use it in the right proportion, then we can create a cohesive and robust architecture. java tutorial performance clean code code smell srp design principle srp design principle program

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How Readable Is Your Code? Part 2

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So CYC has no intention to be a readability code metric. Cognitive Complexity (CC) attempts to count the cognitive effort required to understand the code's flow. Let's take a look at the next example: java performance clean code readable code cyclomatic complexityOnce Again About Cyclomatic Complexity. In the first part, I've introduced Cyclomatic Complexity ( CYC ) metrics in the previous part. CYC was invented a long time ago (in 1976) by Thomas J. McCabe.

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Manage your monitoring as code with Dynatrace’s HashiCorp Terraform integration

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HashiCorp’s Terraform is an open-source infrastructure as a code software tool that provides a consistent CLI workflow to manage hundreds of cloud services. What is monitoring as code? What are the benefits of monitoring as code? Making monitoring as code a reality.

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Everything as Code

Dynatrace

At Dynatrace we believe that monitoring and performance should both be automated processes that can be treated as code without the need for any manual intervention. And, applying the “Everything as Code” principles can greatly help achieve that. Treating these different processes as code will ensure that best practices are followed. Benefits of Everything as Code. Since code is now version controlled, rollbacks should be easy to apply. Dynatrace news.

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Netflix at MIT CODE 2020

The Netflix TechBlog

Martin Tingley In November, Netflix was a proud sponsor of the 2020 Conference on Digital Experimentation (CODE), hosted by the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy. We are all looking forward to CODE 2021, and to engaging with the experimentation community throughout 2021.

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How Readable Is Your Code? Part 1

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How practically evaluate notions like code maintainability, readability, transparency? Cyclomatic Complexity — Number of Scenarios in Code. Cyclomatic complexity is a metric invented to find out the number of tests to cover the given code fully. This metric also can be used to measure the readability of your code. Cyclomatic Complexity shows how many scenarios consist of your code (or how many independent ways inside its graph).

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My Funny Habit: Code Review for Solo Projects

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I have a funny habit. Well, I guess it’s a funny habit. I never thought of it as funny. Then people started pointing it out to me, and asking why I did such a funny thing. devops codereview

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What Is Huffman Coding?

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Huffman Coding: Why Do I Care? Suppose we want to compress a string (Huffman coding can be used with any data, but strings make good examples). Have you ever wanted to know: How do we compress something, without losing any data? Why do some things compress better than others? How does GZIP work? In 5 Minutes or Less. programming computer science

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Monitoring-as-code through Dynatrace’s Open-Source Initiative

Dynatrace

Dynatrace’s OneAgent automatically captures PurePaths and analyzes transactions end-to-end across every tier of your application technology stack with no code changes, from the browser all the way down to the code and database level. Monitoring-as-code requirements at Dynatrace.

Code Review for Software Quality

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Software code review plays an important role in software quality. The code review can happen in multiple stages, by multiple people, on multiple deliverables. Reviewing code for software quality can be stressful! You may also like: Code Review. Peer Code Reviews. performance software developent software quality code reviews pull requests knowledge retentionEach one of them focuses on specific areas of software.

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9 Free Best Code Editors for Windows and Mac In 2020

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It is always exciting for developers from all over the world whenever they get to showcase their best code editor at computer expos and tech conferences. In this write-up, we will talk about the best coding software for multiple platforms.

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‘Security as code’ demands proactive DevSecOps

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This is known as “security as code” — the constant implementation of systematic and widely communicated security practices throughout the entire software development life cycle. ” Security as code in practice. Dynatrace news.

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Some Curiosities of Oracle Error Codes

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A blog post about Oracle error codes? If you doubt that this might be possible or of interest, then answer these two questions: database performance oracle code database performance error pl/sql code errorCuriosities about them, even?

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Code Coverage vs Test Coverage — Which Is Better?

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Test Coverage and Code coverage are the most popular methodologies for measuring the effectiveness of the code. This is why I thought of coming up with an article to talk about the differences between code coverage and test coverage in detail. Make sure you stay covered!

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Testing PowerShell Code With Pester — Octopus Deploy

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When you're working with any code, whether it's automation or software code, it should be treated the same way. One of the many things that don't come up as often when you're automating vs when you're building application code is testing.

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Reporting Code Coverage Using Maven and JaCoCo Plugin

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Code coverage is a metric indicating the percentage of lines of code that are executed when running automated tests, specifically unit and integration tests , for instance. performance xml maven code code coverage tests jacocoIt’s known that having automated tests as part of your build process improves the software quality and reduces the number of bugs.

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Testing Code With REST Calls Made Easy

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These days, our code frequently has to reach out to a remote server as part of its job, usually consuming an API or some other service. Frequently, our code communicates with these remote services in a RESTful manner. Introduction. java server performance spring rest http junit mocking frameworks

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Creating Custom Emmet Snippets In VS Code

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Creating Custom Emmet Snippets In VS Code. Creating Custom Emmet Snippets In VS Code. Until recently, I would just copy and paste the boilerplate whenever I needed it, but I’ve decided to improve my workflow by adding it as a snippet to VS Code — the editor of my choice.

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Code-level observability for Flutter apps drives great user experience

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When you set up user actions in your code, OneAgent automatically links associated web requests to those user actions. Additionally, it exposes API calls to the Flutter code and forwards these API calls to OneAgent for iOS/Android. Dynatrace news.

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Using State Machines to Write Bug-Free Code

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A debugger I could use to find those annoying bugs in my code. However, when you master how to use a state machine, the code you write would be on the bug-free side. The first time you heard of a state machine, what did you think it was? I thought it was a debugger. A state machine is not a debugger. What Is a State Machine? A state machine is an abstract concept that defines and plans the stages and transitions of an application.

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Optimizing Python code during development

Dynatrace

For this blog post I want to focus on how you can leverage Dynatrace to get a lot of insight into your plugin code. Part 1 – The code as it stood. As the plugin needs to run in less than a minute, even on very large environments I have to monitor the execution time of my code. Without monitoring the code with Dynatrace it was starting to look like this: Dynatrace supports many languages out-of-the box by simply installing the OneAgent (such as Java,NET, Node.js, …).

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The Exponential Cost of Fixing Bugs

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code quality static analysis static code analysis code reviews mitigation continuous quality bug fixingThe cost of detecting and fixing defects in software increases exponentially with time in the software development workflow.

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Cookieless Alternative To Embed HTML, CSS And JS Code Snippets

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Cookieless Alternative To Embed HTML, CSS And JS Code Snippets. Cookieless Alternative To Embed HTML, CSS And JS Code Snippets. At the same time, we want to have an interactive website with comments, polls, videos, code examples, and many more. We wanted to have a simple solution to embedding HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code examples but existing solutions often include tracking, cookies , a ton of features or bad performance. Happy coding, everyone! (vf,

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Big / Bug Data: Analyzing the Apache Flink Source Code

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Naturally, such applications must be highly reliable so that no error in the code can interfere with data processing. To achieve high reliability, one needs to keep a wary eye on the code quality of projects developed for this area. Applications used in the field of Big Data process huge amounts of information, and this often happens in real time. The PVS-Studio static analyzer is one of the solutions to this problem.

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Increase Throughput by Eliminating Blocking Code in Your Java REST App

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Blocking code is code which blocks executing threads until their operations finish. This article assumes some basic knowledge about the differences between blocking and non-blocking code. What I am going to do is to introduce a very simple app with some blocking code inside and show you how you can easily figure out where your threads are usually blocked and then you might identify a better way to implement those certain parts of code and do it much more efficiently.

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Role Of A Software Tester In Code Reviews

Testsigma

If you are working in an agile environment, you may have come across the term ‘code review’. It is a strategic operation where you break the source code into snippets in order to audit the code before it is moved to the testing phase. What Is Code Review?

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Progressive delivery at cloud scale: Optimizing CPU intensive code with Dynatrace

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And the code-level root cause information is what makes troubleshooting easy for developers. As Dynatrace automatically captures stack traces for all threads at all time the CPU Hotspot analysis makes it easy to identify which code is consuming all that CPU in that particular thread.

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Long Code vs. Short Code: What?s Better for My Use Case?

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Successfully programming an application requires an ingenious mix of lines of code that combine to bring life and versatility to the application. Kuzzmi , who has more than seven years of web development experience and currently teaches people how to create successful web applications, says that “the decision whether to use long lines of code or short lines of code depends on a developer’s skill set, desires, and anticipated results.”.

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Beyond traceability: From root cause to code-level context in a single click

Dynatrace

Davis has the unique ability to precisely identify code-level findings, such as resource consumption during the span of an individual transaction. Why code-level context is important. Code-level context is the crucial information that helps DevOps teams to immediately locate the fundamental problems within their service implementations. Without such detailed information, it simply isn’t possible to identify the real code-level cause of a software problem.

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No code automation testing: When to use and when not to use

Testsigma

Having a coded approach to test automation has its benefits. No code automation testing is an alternate approach that might be suitable for you and give you ROI sooner, providing few conditions are met. No code automation tools ease this burden of writing code for all the calculations.

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Improving Code Readability

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Readable code is usable code. The non-used code blocks saved for future use are sometimes forgotten and another developer could not be in want of changing the code of the legacy system. Such non-used code blocks may affect code readability in the future. We are lucky today many code review tools exist for coding mistakes etc., but using tools is not enough to help code readability.

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How to Optimize Code and RAM Size

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Convenience always has a price, and with a ‘blinky’ it is that the code size for just ‘toggling a GPIO pin’ is exaggerated. It is great if vendors provide a starting point for my own projects. A working ‘blinky’ is always a great starter. For a device with a tiny amount of RAM and FLASH this can be concerning: will my application ever fit to that device if a ‘blinky’ takes that much? Don’t worry: a blinky (or any other project) can be easily trimmed down. Binky on NXP LPC845-BRK Board.

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Who Tests Code

Professor Beekums

Who writes code? The obvious answer is that developers write code. Who makes sure the code works? Many companies have separate QA departments that are responsible for making sure code works. Developers write code, then they throw it over a wall for someone else to test for them The answer to this question also seems obvious. It should also be developers… right? Fairly often, that is not actually the case.

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