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Using Static Analysis Tools to Identify Code Smells

Jul 16, 2008, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Duvall)

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"The measure for finding duplicated code is to search for code duplication within classes and among other classes in the code base. Duplication among classes is more difficult to assess without the help of a tool. Because of the slight changes that copied code can often undergo, it's important to measure code that is not simply copied verbatim, but also code that is similar."

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