Dead code has no reason to be in a project. Dead code wastes a developer’s time and energy. Going from this it makes sense to remove the dead code and put it rest with a delete keystroke. The main problem is how to identify dead code in a living project?
During development, everyone has a preference of coding style. For the most part these preferences have no effect on the functionality of the application. It is possible that they can become a large time sink, especially in larger teams and projects. In this article we will determine how minor style differences cause negative effects, and how we can mitigate them.