Code refactoring

Updated: 08/08/2017 by Computer Hope

code refactoringCode refactoring is a technique in software development by which modifications are made to a program's source code without modifying its external appearance or behavior to the user. It is performed to make improvements in the way the code is structured, bring legacy code up-to-date, as well as improve the code's legibility, compatibility, and re-usability.

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