Quality code is easier and safer to work with and there are many ways to monitor how you're doing. Get a quick primer on code quality and find out where you can learn even more.
- [Instructor] When you're handed an existing project, … the amount of work in front of you … can be beyond overwhelming. … There was so much clean-up work that needs to be done. … Not only is it hard to figure out where to start, … it can be very difficult to determine … whether or not your efforts have made anything better. … There are many different code quality tools … that can help you figure out where to direct your efforts, … and there are other tools that can help you determine … if you're making progress over time. … The bulk of these are static analysis tools. … The different ones are good at specific tasks. … There are linters, style cops, code coverage analyzers, … tools that compute how long it's going to take … to clean up technical debt, … and some that alert you about security vulnerabilities … in your dependencies. … Here in the library, … you can take a look at my tools-focused course … on code quality to learn about some of the different tools … that are available …
AuthorM. Scott Ford
- Assessing the technical debt
- Creating and running a test suite
- Handling failing tests
- Updating dependencies and tools
- Paying down technical debt
- Remaining test driven
- Monitoring code quality
Skill Level Intermediate
Agile Software Development: Code Qualitywith M. Scott Ford1h 40m Intermediate
Agile Software Development: Refactoringwith Richard Kasperowski1h 31m Intermediate
1. Getting Started: Review the Technical Debt
2. Fence in the Technical Debt
3. Improve Your Tools
4. Pay Down Technical Debt
5. Keep Technical Debt at Bay
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