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Codequiry vs. Moss

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If there is any new technology that is challenging the traditional code plagiarism checking techniques, it is Codequiry.If you have heard of or have been using Measure of Software Similarity (MOSS), Codequiry is very similar to MOSS but only many times better than MOSS. We’ll explain in detail what Codequiry is and how it supersedes what MOSS does as far as checking plagiarism goes. Codequiry, in particular, has been created and is predominantly in use to stop academic students from copying code instead of creating new code and learning new skills. With Codequiry, gone are the days when students who were smart in finding the best code online and copying it in their exam sheets got the maximum marks.

Before Codequiry, an intricate source-code plagiarism checking software was missing because of which thousands of students every year would copy codes off the internet for their academic assignments and exams and would try and pass. Thanks to Codequiry, it’s much simpler and easier now for them to now have access to a technological platform that lets them check their code and highlight even the slightest signs of plagiarism, so they can fix their code before submitting their assignments and being flagged or shamed in front of the whole class. It also helps students in becoming eager to write their own code and learn new skills, which will prepare them better for the professional world.

Now how is Codequiry different or even better than MOSS you would ask. Well, MOSS was the first code plagiarism checker that was developed and then Codequiry was produced to improve on any gaps and weaknesses MOSS had. One of the major differences between Codequiry and MOSS is that Codequiry is simple to use as teachers don’t have to invest a lot of time understanding the software. This means that they can process the results much faster and end up spending quality time with students instead.

Other ways in which Codequiry is much better than MOSS is that it has an inbuilt online checker that prevents code cheaters to use external web resources without being caught. This was possible in the early days with MOSS and that proved to be one of the biggest loopholes with that platform. With Codequiry, one is able to check as many as 11 billion resources on the Internet for supplicate code in parallel. Another big difference is that the inbuilt code engine in Codequiry is pretty much customisable based on what the user requirement is. That is a big step forward as no other code checkers, even MOSS, offers personalisation and customisation to its users.

All in all, Codequiry is a clear winner when it comes to not only helping teachers but also students check their code before they submit it for assessment. It gives more power to the students to be cautious and ensure that any code they submit as part of their assignments is unique and not copied from any resource on the Internet. This not only prevents students from being flagged in front of a class but also gives them an opportunity to learn how to code and improve as they write more code. The penalty that applies if a student fails to comply with anti-code plagiarism rules are so strict that it becomes indispensable for students to adhere to the rules of the game and write unique code and check their code with Codequiry before they submit it.

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