Code smell refers to hints one sees in a codebase that might lead to the software having issues as its development continues. These issues can include not being able to maintain or add new features to the software easily.
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The term code smell is used often when a part of a codebase is written in a way that it's violates some coding pattern. For example, one way of writing software that can lead to code smells is spaghetti code [→]
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