Java: Writing Readable and Maintainable Code

Learn how to write clean, readable, and maintainable code that human beings can read and understand clearly.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 15, 2019
Duration
2h 24m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Apr 15, 2019
Duration
2h 24m
Description

Most software is built to last a long time, and one of the key challenges is to keep technical debt at bay. Applying fundamental principles of clean code is crucial to the long-term success of any software project. In this course, Java: Writing Readable and Maintainable Code, you will gain the ability to write high quality code that others will enjoy reading and working with. First, you will learn the importance of naming and how to choose great names for your classes, variables, and methods. Next, you will discover the pitfalls of Java constructors, methods, tests, comments, and exception handling before examining how you can either prevent or overcome them. Finally, you will learn some hands-on practical tips on how you can maintain the top quality of your code. By the end of this course, you will have the necessary skills to write clean, readable and maintainable code that human beings can read and understand clearly.

About the author
About the author

Andrejs is a Quality Assurance professional and participates in the entire SDLC - from requirements analysis, to test creation and their automation.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Andrejs Doronins, and welcome to my course, Java: Writing Readable and Maintainable Code. Have you ever worked on a project that had terrible code? You need to develop it and maintain it, and on a daily basis, you wish that people before you did a better job. But are you absolutely sure that you write clean and maintainable code? If not, you should watch this course. Some of the major topics that we will cover include the importance of naming and how to choose great names for your classes, variables, and methods; pitfalls of Java constructors, methods, tests, comments, and exception handling, and how you can either prevent or overcome them; as well as hands-on practical tips how you can maintain the top quality of your code. By the end of this course, you will gain the ability to do just that, write code that you and others will enjoy reading and working with. Before beginning the course, you should have some professional experience with Java in any IDE, such as IntelliJ or Eclipse, and be able to write object-oriented code. I hope you'll join me on this journey to better code quality with the course Java: Writing Readable and Maintainable Code, here at Pluralsight.