Refactoring Tweaks by Tonya Mork [Leanpub PDF/iPad/Kindle]
Refactoring Tweaks
Refactoring Tweaks
Refactoring Tweaks

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Completed on 2016-08-24

About the Book

A gap exists in the practicality of code refactoring.

Do a Google search for the phrase “code refactoring.” Go on and do it right now.  Notice how many resources are available to you about this topic.  Notice how people explain what it is.  Do you understand what they are saying?

There is a gap between the notion of refactoring and the ability to put it into action.  Many people struggle with making the leap from theory to implementation.

Our problem is getting started.

I wrote this book and its code challenge workbook to help you bridge the gap.  You will learn about code refactoring and then I will give you tweaks that you can do right now.  This book will teach you:

  • How to spot a refactoring opportunity.
  • How to think about it.
  • And then how to do it.

I’ll cover the most common opportunities as these are easy wins that you can do right now.

Listen to me. When you do these refactoring tweaks, here is what you get:

  • Your codebase and product(s) will improve. 
  • You will reduce the lifecycle costs.
  • You will be more profitable, as lower costs increase the bottom line.

Let’s start cleaning up your code.

Your Simple, Easy Actionable Plan

In this installment of the Little Green Book, I'll show you the tell-tale signs of refactoring, these indicators that scream "refactor me."  Then you'll get quick, easy, actionable tweaks that you can go do right now to make your codebase better.  These tweaks are easy wins that immediately impact your profitability by increasing quality, reuse, readability, and maintainability of your projects.

Let's get to work and show you a path to advance yourself and business.


This book has a supplemental workbook available too.  The workbook provides you with real coding examples where you can practice and fine-tune your refactoring skills.  The solutions walk you through step-by-step providng insights, tips, thought process, and the how to for refactoring.

You can buy the book and workbook together in this bundle.

Little Green Book series

The Little Green Book series are short, easy to read, and get right to the point. No fluff. Just quick, actionable solutions you can do right now…to increase your profits.

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About the Author

Tonya Mork
Tonya Mork

Tonya Mork is a technology leader, educator, electrical and software engineer, author, and kind and silly gal. She is on a mission to help WordPress developers be more awesome by sharing her [gulp] three decades of high-tech experience.

At Know the Code, she helps professional web developers level up by teaching programming, code construction, problem solving, and how to think about code as well as this profession.

Her secret ingredients are making programming fun, relatable, and adaptable so that you can get the computer to do what you need to do in any programming language. She advocates software principles of clean, quality coding, fundamentals, and incremental, continuous learning. She's here in WordPress because of this incredible community.


Tonya's been in engineering since the mid-1980s. For over two decades, she was an electrical and software engineer, team lead, project manager, and chief engineer building mega-million dollar systems for the big manufacturers of the world. In 2002 she started her engineering company to help manufacturers solve complex problems, fine-tune technical teams, and provide training.

Over the years, she and her teams built some fun, innovative, and cool stuff, like visual-guided robotic systems, web-based predictive modeling systems, web-based diagnostic systems, and just about any kind of instrumentation, testing, and assembly computer-controlled automation.  

She excels at problem solving, risk analysis, root cause analysis, team building, teaching, innovative thinking, critical thinking, and breaking down complexity into relatable concepts.

Check out her bio and CV on LinkedIn.

My Story

She tells her story of going from engineering to teaching in WordPress in her Finding Your Purpose in Life essay.  You should really go read her story as it will answer your questions and inspire you.

Want to know more about Tonya?

Check out her about me page on her personal site and follow her on Twitter.

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