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Feb202017

Millions of Lines of Code

Codebases: Millions of Lines of Code infographic

Codebases: Millions of Lines of Code is another great infographic from David McCandless and Information Is Beautiful showing the massive complexity of today's modern apps and programs.

Is a million lines of code a lot? How many lines are there in Windows? Facebook? iPhone apps?

Great use of the matrix of squares to represent scale. I do think the users can lose their perception of scale when the section changes jump different values. If it was always a factor of 10, that would be clearer.

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I can't figure out what the circles are for. 3750% of what?
February 20, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterC
That's the increase in lines of code from Photoshop version 1.0 to Photoshop CS6
February 20, 2017 | Registered CommenterRandy
Thanks for sharing this set of instructions. Really informative.
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