Complex Refactoring in Simple Steps: Part I
In this series we examine how to refactor complex code. In this installment, we take a look a method that exhibits the Long Parameter List and Data Clump smells. What can be done?
Join the DZone community and get the full member experience.Join For Free
Matthew Butt demonstrates how to compose simple automated refactoring steps in ReSharper to refactor code to better designs.
In this episode, we look at a method that exhibits the
Long Parameter List and
Data Clump smells. We
Extract Class from
Parameters to create a parameter object, and then, spotting
Feature Envy, use
Move Instance Method to shift the behavior to the new class. We finish by tidying up the method object to remove generated code that might tempt us to break encapsulation.
The code used in this video can be found on GitHub.
This article was first published on the Codurance blog.
Published at DZone with permission of Matthew Butt, DZone MVB. See the original article here.
Opinions expressed by DZone contributors are their own.