David McCandless and Information Is Beautiful just published their latest infographic, Codebases: Millions of Lines of Code. This infographic depicts the numbers of lines of codes involved in creating some of the most popular modern applications and programs.

Is a million lines of code a lot? How many lines are there in Windows? Facebook? iPhone apps?

McCandless and crew use the matrix of squares to represent scale.

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