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Re: [yast-devel] Simple example of refactoring
On 08/19/2013 05:19 PM, Josef Reidinger wrote:
because we have now ruby I want to show really simple way how we can
refactor existing code. I choose just simple example to be easy to
understand and on other hand full working. [1]

There is two interesting points in it.
1) using minitest for testing, its structure ( so you can imagine how
it looks ) and how it can be easy integrated with automake ( nice part
is that if you run `make check` then both testsuite is run, old and new
2) Using ruby builtin regex, so we no longer need our own.

Just to add some more info on this refactoring piece. Josef has used a standard Ruby Resolv [1] class to replace our built-in functionality. This will save our time in the future as we don't need to care about our own implementation and saves some space as well as our implementation was a duplicate to standard Ruby library which will be installed anyway.

I like the idea and I expect that you will identify and replace more ;) This is actually something that anyone with a basic Ruby knowledge can do. It's could even be marked as, so called, junior job.




Lukas Ocilka, Cloud & Systems Management Department
SUSE LINUX s.r.o., Praha
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