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Measurable characteristics/attributes related to software and software development process, and anything related to their measurement . For time and space complexity use tag big-O. For other more specific metric question use tag complexity, or cyclomlatic-complexity if appropriate.

Metrics are measurable characteristics/attributes related to software and software development process, such as for example:

  • quality metrics (e.g. defects, performance, reliability, accuracy, ...)
  • structural metrics of the software (e.g. SLOC, coupling, ...)
  • algorithmic metrics (e.g. number of operations)
  • estimation metrics (e.g. function points, story points, ...)
  • testing metrics (e.g. test coverage)
  • documentation metrics
  • work metrics

This tag is for questions related to the metrics themselves, but also about measuring them.

Disambiguation

Use for questions related to the complexity metrics and their calculation.

Use for questions related to time and space complexity and big O notation

Use for questions related specifically to cyclomatic complexity.

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