Code Clone Detection
It is common for some applications to be under development for long periods of time. In this kind of situation, you might have millions of lines of code, and you might forget you have already written a procedure or code snippet to solve a particular problem. So you might create a duplicate. Visual Studio 2015 offers a tool called Code Clone Detection, which helps you find code snippets that are equal or very similar. To understand how this new tool works, open the Channel9_AsyncAwait project you used before. Then enter the MainWindow.xaml.vb code file and create a copy of the
QueryVideosAsync method and rename the copy
QueryVideosAsyncCloned. Then select Analyze, Analyze Solution for Code Clones. Visual Studio starts searching ...