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Function end has a Cognitive Complexity of 9 (exceeds 5 allowed). Consider refactoring.

    public static function end()
        if (!empty(self::$stack)) {
            $widget = array_pop(self::$stack);

Severity: Minor
Found in framework/base/Widget.php - About 55 mins to fix

Cognitive Complexity

Cognitive Complexity is a measure of how difficult a unit of code is to intuitively understand. Unlike Cyclomatic Complexity, which determines how difficult your code will be to test, Cognitive Complexity tells you how difficult your code will be to read and comprehend.

A method's cognitive complexity is based on a few simple rules:

  • Code is not considered more complex when it uses shorthand that the language provides for collapsing multiple statements into one
  • Code is considered more complex for each "break in the linear flow of the code"
  • Code is considered more complex when "flow breaking structures are nested"

Further reading

The method getId has a boolean flag argument $autoGenerate, which is a certain sign of a Single Responsibility Principle violation.

    public function getId($autoGenerate = true)
Severity: Minor
Found in framework/base/Widget.php by phpmd


Since: 1.4.0

A boolean flag argument is a reliable indicator for a violation of the Single Responsibility Principle (SRP). You can fix this problem by extracting the logic in the boolean flag into its own class or method.


class Foo {
    public function bar($flag = true) {

Source https://phpmd.org/rules/cleancode.html#booleanargumentflag

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