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How to measure code quality

Posted on 28 April 2009 by Demian Turner

This comic perfectly captures that elusive but all-important question: what are the universal hallmarks of good quality code.

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11 Comments For This Post

  1. Branko Ajzele Says:

    Best post I’ve read (viewed) in a last few days. Absolutely beautiful.

  2. gasper_k Says:

    nice one 😀
    also, it’s true

  3. Trgfesdsx Says:

    This is from the book “Clean Code”…

  4. axl456 Says:


  5. Stuart Herbert Says:

    Amen, brother. Amen.

  6. proxima Says:

    Well said

  7. joreel Says:

    Great article…I love reading it..

  8. Fahmi Adam Says:


  9. Kadimi Says:

    What about bugs/attacks/crashes/$$ lost/… per minute

  10. gmanon Says:

    A masterpiece of conceptual art!

  11. Still_depressed Says:

    We had a developer that was so abysmally bad that all critical defects are still known as “Leightons” in his honour. I still cry when I think about him, 3 years after he was terminated for destroying anything that he touched.

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