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How to protect my code?

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Hello!
I would like to know whether to use obfuscator to protect my code. What do you think about it. I have found many opinions here, but they seems outdated
1 Week Ago #1
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Pasta code is a great obfuscator!
There are simple ways to confuse the code for reading by another programmer. Recently read one of the ways: Break your code into multiple files with as few functions as possible in each. In each file reuse the same variable names, but for utterly different meanings.
You can give variables an unexpected name. This is confusing! But it can be harmful for you too.
But if you want to use obfuscators, be careful. Some obfuscators complicate the subsequent maintenance of the code.
6 Days Ago #2

P: 16
I think confusing variable names does not suit me. This will mislead me. The question is not to make the code simply unreadable. And to protect your code from being used by others.
4 Days Ago #3

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Try to obfustace it!
2 Days Ago #4

P: 14
If you think about obfuscator, you can try ArmDot. It does not use undocumented features. Therefore, you will be deprived of surprises related with this features.
1 Days ago #5

P: 16
Thanks, I'll look into this tool.
Thank you all for the answers!
8 Hours Ago #6

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Can you distribute only the executable code?
Then you don't have to obfuscate the source code.
2 Hours Ago #7

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