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Wednesday, July 27 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Systematic Code Deletion as an Agile Practice (Michael Feathers) POPULAR

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Abstract:
We keep adding code to systems. It's a truth that we don't often reflect upon. If we practice TDD and refactoring we can keep our code under control. Yet, it keeps growing. Few teams have a strong sense of whether or not an area of code is dead or moribund - yet that information is vital. When we have it, we can remove distracting code and simplify our systems in the process.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Participants will learn how to instrument code to gain production usage information. They will also learn how to make decisions based upon that information, and how to apply a series of strategies for code replacement or excision.


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Michael Feathers

Director, R7K Research & Conveyance
Michael Feathers is the Founder and Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, a company specializing in software and organization design. Prior to forming R7K, Michael was the Chief Scientist of Obtiva and a consultant with Object Mentor International. Over the past 20 years he has consulted with hundreds of organizations, supporting them with general software design issues, process change and code revitalization. A frequent presenter at national... Read More →


Wednesday July 27, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
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