Good smells for software packages #inductiveautomation #ignition

There is a concept of ‘code smells’

any characteristic in the source code of a program that possibly indicates a deeper problem. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_smell

I think there are some good smells for packaged software. Like fresh chocolate chip cookies.

The first and greatest is a great big button that says download to try it out, bonus points if I don’t have to register.

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Letting you run the full suite for two hours at a time is also nice.

The nice fresh smell is to know how much the software costs without requesting a quote.

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Bonus points, an active forum

 

 

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