What makes code bad?

  • Remove unreachable code, code that doesn’t do anything and code that was put to set up for future features that never materialised.
  • Fix hard coding by creating a dynamic interface to allow the value to be changed.
  • Overuse of inheritance creates tightly coupled, non-flexible code. Focus on composition to solve this.
  • Refactor overly complex comments by extracting methods or variables.
  • Refactor data clumps by creating a new parameter object or extracting the class.

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