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Microsoft Azure Developer: Refactoring Code

by Steve Smith

Building Azure applications that last requires an understanding of software quality and maintainability. In this course, you'll learn how to recognize technical debt in your apps and how to refactor your code without starting from scratch.

What you'll learn

Businesses increasingly depend on quality Azure applications for critical systems. In this course, Microsoft Azure Developer: Refactoring Code, you will learn that building quality Azure apps requires understanding the principles of software quality and how to recognize "code smells" that indicate potential quality problems. First, you will learn that, when left unchecked, poor quality can accumulate in an app, making it more and more expensive and risky to maintain, until eventually it must be replaced. Next, you will explore the fundamentals of refactoring Azure apps, from principles to recognizing poor quality, to applying concrete approaches, to common problems. Finally, you'll discover how to write better code, faster, so your apps will have fewer defects and will last longer. By the end of this course, you'll know how to refactor code, without starting from scratch.

About the author

Steve Smith (@ardalis) is an entrepreneur and software developer with a passion for building quality software as effectively as possible. He provides mentoring and training workshops for teams with the desire to improve. Steve has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for over 10 consecutive years, and is a frequent speaker at software developer conferences and events. He is the top contributor to the official documentation on ASP.NET Core and enjoys helpings others write maintainable, testable app... more

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