C# Developers: Learn the Art of Writing Clean Code
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C# Developers: Learn the Art of Writing Clean Code

A Hands-on Guide on Common Code Smells in C# and How to Refactor Them using ReSharper
4.5 (446 ratings)
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Created by Mosh Hamedani
Last updated 8/2016
English
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  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
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What Will I Learn?
Tell the difference between good and bad good
Identify the smells in your code
Refactor your code in a safe and fast way using ReSharper
Write clean code that reveals the intent
Decompose long methods into smaller, more maintainable ones
Refactor lengthy switch statements into an object-oriented design
Simplify nested / complex conditional blocks
Remove duplicated code
Design the proper signature for your methods
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Requirements
  • C# (at any level)
Description

"Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand." - Martin Fowler

Poorly written code is hard to understand, maintain and test. But what separates poorly written code (aka code that smells) from beautiful code that talks? In this course, Mosh walks you through common code smells found in C# programs and how to refactor them using ReSharper. Refactoring is changing the design of the existing code without changing its external behaviour.


In every lecture, you'll see an example of a popular code smell with Mosh's explanations about what is wrong about that code and why. You'll then learn how to change the code in a safe and step-by-step fashion while minimising breaking changes. All the source codes presented in the lectures are available for download so you can practice these techniques on your own.


This course is packed with techniques and is a must for any C# developer who wants to improve the quality of their code.


By the end of this course, you'll be able to

  • Spot the smells in your code
  • Refactor your code using safe and fast refactoring techniques with ReSharper
  • Write clean code that is more readable and maintainable



In particular, you'll learn how to

  • Break long methods into smaller, more maintainable ones
  • Simplify nested / complex conditional blocks
  • Design the proper signature for your methods
  • Remove duplicated code
  • Refactor switch statements into an object-oriented design using polymorphism
  • Write C# code using the standard naming convention
  • And more...



Who is the target audience?
  • Any C# developer who has an interest in improving the quality of their code
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
4 Lectures 06:45


Source Codes
1 page

Asking Questions
02:58
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Common Code Smells
12 Lectures 02:39:57

Poor Naming Conventions
02:08

Poor Method Signatures
12:26

Long Parameter List
11:33


Variable Declarations on the Top
05:14

Magic Numbers
08:38

Nested Conditionals
23:49

Switch Statements
23:04

Duplicated Code
14:28

Comments
09:43

Long Methods
30:32
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Complete Refactoring Examples
2 Lectures 34:30
WebForms Example - Part 1
17:10

WebForms Example - Part 2
17:20
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Additional Resources
3 Lectures 01:25
Final Words
01:01

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00:24

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About the Instructor
Mosh Hamedani
4.6 Average rating
23,612 Reviews
63,142 Students
11 Courses
Passionate Software Engineer and Best-selling Author

Moshfegh Hamedani is a passionate and creative software engineer with a strong focus on pragmatism and simplicity. He started programming at the age of seven on a Commodore 64. Later, during his high school years, he started learning C and C++ . In 2002, along with the first release of .NET, he shifted his focus to C#. Since then he has been involved in the design and implementation of numerous software projects, including modern web applications, mobile apps, desktop applications and frameworks.

Aside from his career as a software engineer, he truly enjoys sharing his knowledge with others. Since his early twenties, he has been teaching courses and running workshops on C#, ASP. NET, object-oriented programming and clean coding. He is author of 6 best-selling courses on Udemy and more will be coming soon.

Mosh has a Master of Science in Network Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering. He is also a Microsoft Certified Application Developer, Technology Specialist (Web Applications) and Professional.

Outside the software world, Mosh is a photographer, a pianist and a passionate Latin dancer.