News Feed

News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Sameer Borate's Blog:
Refactoring 3 Replace Temp with Query
June 08, 2009 @ 11:18:47

Continuing on in his refactoring series (part 1 & part 2) Sameer has posted part three - a method of replacing temporary variables with calls to other methods.

Temporary variables are a integral part of any code. But a splattering of the same all over can make your code hard to understand or modify. Replace temp with query is a refactoring method where you replace temp variable expressions with methods. This method is often also required before you use the Extract Method refactoring.

In his example, he takes a variable inside a current method (base_price) and replaces it with a method call by the same name resulting in a more reusable format other methods can call rather than just computing the value themselves.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
method variable temporary refactor

blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Dan Miller: Comparing the PHP 7 and Hack Type Systems

Arnold Daniels' Blog: Perl like temporary variables in PHP

Cormac's Blog: Read-only object variables in php using magic methods

Juan Treminio: Unit Testing Tutorial Part V: Mock Methods and Overriding Constructors

Gonzalo Ayuso's Blog: Strange behavior in PHP with method visibility

Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!

introduction framework opinion podcast part2 example language community list symfony api php7 series composer yii2 programming project interview application laravel

All content copyright, 2015 :: - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework