Expertise takes time

Once I borrowed a book about Fortran (yeah... I'm that old) and during the weekend I read it and did a few experiments. I was able to do quite a lot with it already.  I have to be honest, it was not my first nor second programming language and it was not that different from… Continue reading Expertise takes time

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Refactoring: How much?

On "Refactoring - Improving the Design of Existing Code", Martin Fowler wrote "Code refactoring is the process of restructuring existing computer code without changing its external behavior." [1]. Along with the "recipes" for safe refactoring, the term code smells was introduced. Code smells refer to certain structures in code that present potential design and implementation… Continue reading Refactoring: How much?