Ben Northrop


Decisions and software development


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As mentioned in the benchmarks, across all projects measured, the average score was 51. These projects are:

Open Source Project Lines of Code (NCSS) Complexity Score Copy-Paste Score Cruft4J Score
Apache Commons Email 3,591 20 25 45
Apache Ivy 12,460 26 5 31
HibernateOGM 12,152 16 5 21
Apache Commons JEXL 11,153 44 5 49
Apache Commons EL 5,613 108 10 118
NoteLab 14,320 20 4 24
Apache Commons JCI 3,731 13 15 28
Apache Commons CLI 3,765 22 14 36
Apache Droids 3,765 15 10 25
Apache Common Modeler 4,347 52 8 60
Apache Commons BCF 4,862 46 6 52
Apache Commons Attributes 2,598 27 10 37
Apache Commons FileUpload 2,957 23 7 30
Apache Compress Ant Library 2,787 39 7 46
Hibernate Metamodel Gen 4,005 14 3 17
Apache Commons Proxy 2,483 12 5 17
Apache Commons Discovery 1,720 20 6 26
Apache AntUnit 2,123 16 5 21
Hibernate JPA API 1,945 2 3 5
Apache Commson Launcher 1,240 40 3 43
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I believe that software development is fundamentally about making decisions, and so this is what I write about (mostly). I've been building software for about 20 years now, as a developer, tech lead, and architect. I have two degrees from Carnegie Mellon University, most recently one in philosophy (thesis here). I live in Pittsburgh, PA with my wife, 3 energetic boys, and dog. Subscribe here or write me at ben dot northrop at gmail dot com.

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