Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code

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As the application of object technology--particularly the Java programming language--has become commonplace, a new problem has emerged to confront the software development community. Significant numbers of poorly designed programs have been created by less-experienced developers, resulting in applications that are inefficient and hard to maintain and extend. Increasingly, software system professionals are discovering just how difficult it is to work with these inherited, non-optimal applications. For several years, expert-level object programmers have employed a growing collection of techniques to improve the structural integrity and performance of such existing software programs. Referred to as refactoring, these practices have remained in the domain of experts because no attempt has been made to transcribe the lore into a form that all developers could use. . .until now. In Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Software, renowned object technology mentor Martin Fowler breaks new ground, demystifying these master practices and demonstrating how software practitioners can realize the significant benefits of this new process. With proper training a skilled system designe

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  • Author:
    • Martin Fowler
    • Kent Beck
    • John Brant
    • William Opdyke
    • Don Roberts
  • Publication Date: 1999-07-08
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • Binding: Hardcover, 464 pages
  • Brand: Martin Fowler
  • Features:
    • As the application of object technology--particularly the Java programming language--has become commonplace, a new problem has emerged to confront the software development community. Significant numbers of poorly designed programs have been created by less-experienced developers, resulting in applications that are inefficient and hard to maintain and extend. Increasingly, software system professionals are discovering just how difficult it is to work with these inherited, non-optimal applications. For several years, expert-level object programmers have employed a growing collection of techniques to improve the structural integrity and performance of such existing software programs. Referred to as refactoring, these practices have remained in the domain of experts because no attempt has been made to transcribe the lore into a form that all developers could use. . .until now. In Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Software, renowned object technology mentor Martin Fowler breaks new ground, demystifying these master practices and demonstrating how software practitioners can realize the significant benefits of this new process.
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 740L x 120W x 940H
    • Weight: 210
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 929L x 748W x 118H
    • Weight: 198
  • List Price: $64.99
  • UPC: 785342485677
  • ISBN: 0201485672
  • ASIN: 0201485672

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