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DevConf.in 2018 is the second free annual community conference sponsored by Red Hat for Developers, System admins, DevOps engineers, Testers, Documentation writers and other contributors to open source technologies. It is a platform for the local FOSS community participants to come together and engage in the knowledge sharing through technical talks, workshops, panel discussions, hackathons and such activities.

When: August 4-5, 2018

Venue: Christ University - Bengaluru, India

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Sunday, August 5 • 11:00am - 11:30am
Reducing Dead Code Ratio of Python Programs

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Maintaining a high level of code quality is important for any serious project. One aspect of this is ensuring that all code is actually used. There are many reasons for dead code ending up in a project. The most common is refactoring, but another is misspellings, which are only detected at runtime for dynamic languages. Finding and removing dead code allows to keep the code base clean and reduces bugs. This talk is focused on how we can use Vulture to find dead code. It helps you find the unused code in Python programs and it is useful for cleaning up and finding errors in large code bases. If you run Vulture on both your library and test suite you can find the untested code.

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Rahul Jha

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I study Electronics Engineering at Zakir Husain College of Engineering & Technology, Aligarh Muslim University. I contribute to open source software, mostly to projects like Vulture, coala and cpython. Other than programming, I like making robots move on their own, going to meetups... Read More →


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