14 Wrapping up

This chapter covers

  • Reflecting on the journey of this book
  • Exploring the underlying principles
  • Suggesting how to continue this journey

This chapter first takes a brief look at what we have covered in this book to recall the long journey we have been on. Then I explain the central ideas and principles that led me to this content and how you can employ these principles to solve similar problems. Finally, I provide recommendations for how your journey can naturally continue from this stepping stone.

14.1 Reflecting on the journey of this book

When you started this book, you likely had either no view of refactoring or a very different view than you do now. My hope with this book is to have made refactoring accessible and actionable ...

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