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Refactoring to Composite Pattern

Composite Pattern is a useful technique to keep code maintainable and readable.

Introduce Tests when Fixing Bugs

Refactoring to add tests when fixing bugs helps increase your confidence and grow your test coverage.

Refactoring to Improve Readability - Separating Business Language and Programming Language Semantics

Code should be readable and easy to reason about.

Refactoring to Improve Testability: Extracting Dependencies

In the earlier post, Removing Unnecessary Dependencies , we saw how having an unnecessary dependency hinders testability. In this post we will see just the opposite of that - extracting functionality out of a class and creating another class to separate…

Refactoring Test Code: Removing Constructor Dependency

In the earlier post, Removing Unnecessary Dependencies , we saw how having an unnecessary dependency hinders testability. In this post we will see how the test code changed by the refactoring we did for removing the unnecessary dependency and explore ways to…

Refactoring to Improve Testability: Removing Unnecessary Dependencies

Nowadays I am trying to stick to TDD (with the test first approach) and have found it to be of great help. One of the biggest reward doing TDD is that it helps me to stay in the flow and regain speed faster after a distraction. This post explains how to…

Replace ‘Introduce Local Extension’ With ‘Extension Methods’

Introduce Foreign Method( IFM ) and Introduce Local Extension( ILE ) are two refactoring techniques that comes handy when you need to add functionality to an exisiting class,source code of which is beyond your control. IFM is used when its just one or two…

TDD and Refactoring

Over the days I have been reading on Test Driven Development(TDD) and it seems really interesting methodology to go with as per development is concerned. Basic of TDD is that the development process relies on 'tests', that are written prior to code. Sounds…