International Journal of Computer Applications
Code clone is a kind of software recycling that has a greater influence on the maintenance of huge software systems. The business services are provided by web applications that employ a combination of page design and language code scripting. Usually, code redundancy in applications result from copy and paste practices called code clones. Searching for software clones is the key objective of this paper. The clone identification procedure which is introduced in this paper is a hybrid approach that depends on template conversion and metrics comparison.