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This study summarizes results of a study of Technical Debt across 745 business applications comprising 365 million lines of code collected from 160 companies in 10 industry segments. These applications were submitted to a static analysis that evaluates quality within and across application layers that may be coded in different languages. The analysis(More)
The term "Technical Debt" was coined over 20 years ago by Ward Cunningham in a 1992 OOPSLA experience report. Ward used "Technical debt" to describe the trade-offs be-tween delivering the most appropriate - albeit likely immature - product, in the shortest time possible. Since then, the repercussions of 'technical debt' have become more visible, though not(More)
The term Technical Debt was coined over 20 years ago by Ward Cunningham in a 1992 OOPSLA experience report to describe the trade-offs between delivering the most appropriate albeit likely immature product, in the shortest time possible. Since then the repercussions of going into technical debt have become more visible, yet not necessarily more broadly(More)
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