If you read articles, visit websites, read tech books or visit conferences you will undoubtedly have heard about the term refactoring. There is a good chance you've been refactoring yourself already, whether you knew it or not. In this article you will be introduced to the practice of refactoring. The basic definition will be discussed, as well as reasons for refactoring and how to actually refactor your code. The difference between refactoring your code and rewriting your code will also be explained.
Posts by: Stefan Koopmanschap
Refactoring Your Application April 28, 2009
Buy vs. Build April 15, 2009
One of the biggest struggles in any software development company is "Buy vs. Build". How do you strike a balance between writing custom software and purchasing off-the-shelf solutions. This is something that is very hard and everyone gets it wrong every once in a while. In this article we will explore the way that Ibuildings approaches this issue, in the hopes that it helps others in getting it right more often.