CodeIt.Right Takes Refactoring To The Next Level

Background

I’m a big believer in using refactoring tools to help improve the quality of the code I right.  I just added another tool to my arsenal called CodeIt.Right from submain.  I can’t say for sure whether the other tools commonly used will somehow perform the refactoring I’m going to show, but I can say I really like how CodeIt.Right does it.  When I say it takes it to the next level, what I mean is it shows me things I know I should be doing (or in this case I’m fixing code that I got from someplace else.   As it turns out, the place I got it from was Microsoft’s samples for building Windows Store 8 apps.  If you want to find the original code, take a look at the WindowsBlogReader example to find the “before” code.

 

Examples

I’m just going to show two examples below of what CodeIt.Right suggests. I’m going to show them as a before with Suggestion by CodeIt.Right, and after which is what CodeIt.Right did automatically if I accepted the suggestion.

 

 

Example 1

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And, code it right gives a little background on why it is suggesting this (you can customize your own rules, but this is the default)

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I chose “Change type of the exception..” which gives me:

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And now, I have:

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Example 2

And finally, this one is pretty self explanatory:

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Conclusion

CodeIt.Right is a keeper!

About Peter Kellner

Peter is a software professional specializing in mobile and web technologies. He has also been a Microsoft MVP since 2007. In addition, he's a multi-course video author at Pluralsight. To read more about Peter Kellner and his experience click here. For information about how Peter Kellner might be able to help you with your project click here.

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