Questions tagged [loc]

Lines-of-Code, a questionable but oft-cited metric for measuring a given application based on the volume of source code.

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Is using KLOC just to normalize size of projects still bad? [closed]

I know many despise KLOC as some managers attempt to correlate that with productivity. But when we speak only comparing sizes of projects using the same languages and coding standards as well as the ...
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Relation between LOC and Cyclomatic Complexity

Is there something that ratio of the metrics LOC and Sum Cyclomatic Complexity in a project with many modules can talk about? Does it show the logical complexity of a module/project?
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Source file shouldn't be more than 100 SLOC [closed]

I just started working on a baseline that is rooted in Ada. Many of the older Ada programmers insist that the source files shouldn't be more than 100 SLOC. I researched this online and I have not ...
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Relation between “ lines of the longest working program ” in a language and familiarity with it? [closed]

In some computer master program online application, it says: Please list the programming languages in which you have written programs. For each language, indicate the length in lines of the ...
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Is 500 million lines of code even remotely possible? [closed]

The New York Times is reporting that the Healthcare.gov website contains "about 500 million lines of software code." This number, attributed to "one specialist", and widely repeated across the ...