re: How do you sell refactoring to your team? VIEW POST


Putting things in terms of moving faster if we have good refactoring practice is always useful but doesn’t always land.

What I’ve found to be helpful are things like CodeClimate which give some tangible “scores” you can reference. It doesn’t tell the whole story, but if you can tell people the code has a big fat F grade, I think it goes a long way.


Agreed. Code Climate has been a tool we've used in the past. Like you mentioned, it doesn't tell the whole story, but it's a good tool to have in your arsenal. It puts a grade to something subjective.

Just to think about the other side, do you think there are cases where relying on something like Code Climate could be detrimental?

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