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  • Today marks an important rite of passage for the people building Codacy. We’ve partnered with EQT Ventures, a fund created by some of the best entrepreneurs responsible for the success of companies like Booking.com, King, Spotify and Huddle.Our mission of bringing productivity through quality to millions of software developers has never been so relevant and important. The team @ EQT Ventures deepl...

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  • We recently compiled and analyzed a selection of some of the most widely used software metrics (you can download our report here). As part of the work, we asked our users what shortcuts they had taken and wish they hadn’t.1. Duplicated code“I think one of the most valuable rules is avoid duplication. “Once and only once” is the Extreme Programming phrase.”- Martin FowlerThis is easily the number o...

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  • TL;DR: We’ve released an ebook, free to download for all: Software Metrics: A Practical Guide for the Curious Developer. It’s for developers in a hurry — or their managers — who want a practical list of useful software metrics and to get work done.If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.Edsger DijkstraIs your code tested? Is it...

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  • Just launched our security dashboard: a way for you to quickly view all the security alerts at once.Introducing our new Security dashboardOne of the most requested features during the last few months has been: a summarised way to see security alerts.Many times we’ve found that developer teams get requests from security departments and have no quick way of demonstrating they are on top of the matte...

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  • Answers to three important questions of code coverage and important industry data points.Join the discussion on reddit. Make sure to check our ebook: the ultimate guide to code reviews.We also just released a security dashboard for your team in Codacy.A nice coverage of red seats.Best practices dictate that you should track code coverage. Code coverage helps you assess the proportion of code that ...

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  • Codacy is an automatic feedback solution to code. It utilizes both static analyses with the intention to give feedback on your code, allow you to pay back your technical debt, track your project quality evolution and notify you when new issues are found.Deveo is a repository hosting platform that allows you to host free private git repositories. In this blog post, we are going to set up Codacy wit...

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  • While browsing the web for cool projects, we found the “HTML Canvas Tutorial” cheat sheet. While reading it, and thinking of ways to play with that, we reached out to Colin Cieloha, one of the guys responsible for the page, and got a few more words of advise from him. He told us:The canvas element can be useful to professionals who have enough experience in graphic design to know what they want th...

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  • This is an answer to a question on Quora and part of our ebook on code quality metrics“Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.”- Bill GatesSource line of code (SLOC) — also known as lines of code (LOC) — is a measure of the number of lines of the program’s source code.There are at least two different measures of SLOC:The “physical” SL...

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  • These are answers to #1 and #2 questions on Quora. Both have fantastic answers and stories that are a great read.Image credit: https://unsplash.com/@andrewtneelPeople were indeed active on Christmas day in 2016. How active?The image below shows all the events that occurred on Christmas day. Developers are not only writing code on Xmas but they are also pushing it to Github.All event activity for X...

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  • Code quality frameworks describe code quality characteristics and their decomposition. For Enterprise software development, one model stands out: the ISO/IEC 25010, which was launched in 2011.In ISO/IEC 2510, software quality is divided in two broad dimensions: (1) product quality and (2) quality in use.Product quality decompositionProduct quality relates to the static and dynamic properties of th...

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  • TL;DR: We recently surveyed over 680 developers and published a first set of insights here. Today we discuss one specific aspect: the impact or code reviews on developer productivity. We find that code reviews increase code quality and developer productivity on several dimensions.Step 1. Identifying the most important practice to improve code qualityIt is widely assumed that code reviews have a nu...

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