refactoring Archive

Guide Refactoring With Behavioral Code Analysis

Many Java codebases contain code that is overly complicated, hard to understand, and hence expensive to change. It doesn’t have to be that way, and in this presentation you will see how easily obtained version-control data let

Just When You Thought You Couldn’t Refactor Anymore

This talk will bring you on a refactoring journey. It starts from code that is easy to write but hard to read, and gradually advances to a level where the 4 C’s of good code are satisfied:

Architectural Refactoring

Let’s face it, the system you maintain isn’t meeting expectations. The crystal ball you were issued at engineer academy was broken, and you guessed wrong about how the system would grow. Now, you’re faced with a choice:

Agile Engineering for the Web

Test-driven development, refactoring, evolutionary design… these Agile engineering techniques have long been established for back-end code. But what about the front-end? For too many teams, it’s dismissed with a “JavaScript sucks!” and unreliable, brittle code. This session

Refactor your Specs!

Even in an agile world, specifications often go too far and describe solutions with too much details; all these premature decisions constraint the implementation and remove opportunities. There is a remedy: refactoring the specs, even before refactoring