Refactoring Legacy ABAP Code

  • 2h 2m
  • Paul Hardy
  • Rheinwerk Publishing Inc.
  • 2021

Legacy code. All developers, even ABAPers, have to deal with it—but how? Enter this book! First up, you’ll get a thorough grounding in the theory behind refactoring legacy procedural code into object-oriented code and how it relates to ABAP. Then, the actual work begins! Step-by-step instructions will lead you through isolating code, breaking dependencies, ensuring new and old code “talk” to each other properly, and more. It’s time to step up your code maintenance game!

  • Learn to refactor and transform legacy ABAP procedural code
  • Understand what code to change and how to break dependencies
  • Isolate legacy code and refactor code separately to minimize risk

In this Book

  • The Nature of Legacy Code
  • Refactoring Legacy Code in Theory
  • Refactoring Legacy Code in Practice
  • Test-Driven Development: The Reality
  • Ensuring the Old Code Safely Talks to the New Code
  • The Way Forward
  • What's Next?