Refactoring

Definition of Refactoring:

In Software Development the refactoring of code means to improve, clarify, and streamline the structure of existing code without affecting its external behavior.

Use of Refactoring:

Refactoring is used in Agile software development to create and maintain code clarity and extensibility.

Benefits of Refactoring:

  • Ensures clean and easy to read code.
  • Prevents code duplication.
  • Helps to identify and fix bugs.
  • Makes code easier to maintain and extend.

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Sohrab Salimi

Scrum Academy GmbH

Sohrab is a long-standing Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and CEO of the Scrum Academy GmbH based in Cologne. He is a trained medical doctor and worked for Bain & Company as a consultant and as a CIO at SE-Consulting, among others, before founding the Scrum Academy. As a consultant and trainer, he has been supporting companies from a wide range of industries for over a decade on topics related to agile transformation, innovation and organizational development.

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