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dead code creeping beware!

Submitted by Abhishek Gupta (@abhishekg1991) on Monday, 15 October 2018

Section: Crisp talk Technical level: Beginner

Abstract

Ever since the start of programming one of the aim has been to minimize the application size. One of the major hinderance to achieve this goal has always been dead code. As a developer it is very important to understand what a dead code is and how it affects your application. In this talk we’ll try to understand dead code, it’s adverse effects on an application and some practices and tools which can help you to reduce the amount of dead code in your current and future applications.

Outline

  • Definition and description of dead code
  • How dead code are introduced in an application
  • Why is it so hard to get rid of dead code
  • Are you bad developer if you introduce dead code?
  • Ways to reduce dead code (tools and tips)
  • Tree shaking and dead code

Speaker bio

I have 4+ years of industrial experience and journey so far has been defined by my love and passion for technology. I’ve always been interested in learing and growing as the technology changes and grows. Currently leading a team at Pramati and I am working on both Java and Javascript.

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Slides

https://slides.com/a1626/dead-code-creeping-beware

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