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glossary:refactoring

Refactoring

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Definition

A refactoring is a well-defined procedure for transforming code such that it changes structurally while it retains its functional properties.

Description

Refactorings are typically applied in order to improve code quality.

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  • Refactoring is also the task of applying refactorings in order to improve the structure of the code.

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glossary/refactoring.txt · Last modified: 2013-08-11 10:59 by christian