Chapter 4. Refactoring Practice

One of the premises of this book is that refactoring is a skill and benefits from practice. Look for opportunities to practice and use this skill.

Read Other Books

All the books in the bibliography will repay their study. But if you haven’t yet acquired Fields et al.’s Refactoring, Ruby Edition [11], you should seriously consider doing so: The exercises in this book touch on perhaps half of the refactorings cataloged in the Fields book. Tools are getting better at the mechanics of refactoring support, but it will be a long time before they effectively cover every aspect of refactoring in the catalog.

Practice Refactoring

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