I attended Day 1 of YOW! Sydney 2013 and thought some people might get something useful out of my notes. These aren’t my complete reinterpretations of every slide, but just things I jotted down that I thought were interesting enough to remember or look into further.
Hadi Hariri is a Developer and Technical Evangelist at JetBrains. He spoke at YOW! about refactoring legacy codebases.
Hadi started by offering reasons for refactoring:
- increase the understandability of the code
- decrease the impact of change
- reduce the cost of change
He described how refactoring relies on culture: Continue reading