The Bumpy Road Code Smell: Measuring Code Complexity by its Shape and Distribution

empear.com

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I love the work that Adam Tornhill (@AdamTornhill) does around code analysis. His background in forensic psychology and his books on applying this to code is great. In this article, he shares his data-driven research that shows that nested conditional logic is empirically more complex than cyclomatic complexity and offers a new name for this code smell, "The Bumpy Road"

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