Branching Code

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Copy And Paste Programming - Duplication - Branching Code
... Branching code is a normal part of large-team software development, allowing parallel development on both branches and hence, shorter development cycles ... Classical branching has the following qualities Is managed by a version control system that supports branching Branches are re-merged once parallel development is completed ... Copy and paste is a less formal alternative to classical branching, often used when it is foreseen that the branches will diverge more and more over time ...

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