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Aspect Oriented Refactoring

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Published by Addison-Wesley Professional .
Written in English

  • Software engineering,
  • Computers,
  • Computers - Languages / Programming,
  • Computer Books: Languages,
  • Programming - Object Oriented Programming,
  • Computers / Programming / Object Oriented

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    Number of Pages352
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    Open LibraryOL9741067M
    ISBN 100321304721
    ISBN 109780321304728

    This approach is based on the notion of Aspect. Then you can design and implement aspects to encapsulate that functionality. Computing Practices Google Scholar Each of the stages in this process is a different aspect, a different perspective of the project. A join point is "a well-defined point in the program flow.

    In this way we can place transactions logging outside the project business logic; now it is possible at any time to define functions, which require additional checks for security etc. References Khatchadourian, R. Let's consider the implementation of the Account class in Listing 1 that performs a permission check at the beginning of most methods. With proper training a skilled system designer can take a bad design and rework it into well-designed, robust code.

    The software maintenance activities cost lots of time and effort to be performed. The solution to a robust tracing mechanism consists of two files. It is easier to extend the capabilities of the application if it uses recognizable design patternsand it provides some flexibility where none before may have existed. I can imagine several ways of organizing the aspects so they are easily identifiable and maintainable.

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Aspect Oriented Refactoring book

The turnover of teams implies missing or inaccurate knowledge of the current state of a system and about design decisions made by departing developers.

Martin Fowler (software engineer)

It is a requirement that any structural additions be compatible with the original class, so that clients of the existing class continue to operate, unless the AOP implementation can expect to control all clients at all times. It encapsulates the crosscutting functionality by isolating method calls into a separate aspect.

Yet the problem is that every new product, based on the previous one, requires certain customization, and more often than not it is not at all easy to find out whether the update is going to affect areas customized for a specific project.

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The means of affect at these points are a visualization of all the matched join points. In the second approach, we would create an aspect that will do the exact same thing.

This is part of each object's toString method. All of them are various components of the web-site development process, and each component requires specific resources, approaches and solutions. The aim of the classification is to help the software designer and developer decide which AOR can be applied to optimize AO system with respect to maintainability.

One advantage of modularizing crosscutting concerns is enabling one programmer to affect the entire system easily; as a result, such problems present as a conflict over responsibility between two or more developers for a given failure. AOP has several direct antecedents A1 and A2: [1] reflection and metaobject protocolssubject-oriented programmingComposition Filters and Adaptive Programming.

Placement of aspects: In refactoring usage, since the aspects may have to change with the implementation, it is desirable to put aspects closer to the target module. When having that log it's not a big deal to make a report on functions performance.

The most important benefit is the encapsulation of the functionality into the refactoring aspect. There are certainly valid reasons for wanting to produce some sort of textual trace of your program.

Design by Contract, or defensive programming Bertrand Meyer introduced the concept of Design by Contract. But object-oriented techniques cannot successfully replace collaborating code in situations where dependencies are retrieved from a globally accessible source.

It is scattered by virtue of the function such as logging being spread over a number of unrelated functions that might use its function, possibly in entirely unrelated systems, different source languages, etc.

In our example, a pointcut is reached when the thread enters a method, and another pointcut is reached when the thread exits the method.

We have to settle for evolving the code as best we can under the time constraints. Ensuring that the developers consistently insert the login in the proper points in the code is difficult to enforce. Though it may seem unrelated, in testing, the use of mocks or stubs requires the use of AOP techniques, like around advice, and so forth.

In case a project contains a huge number of functions, it is hardly possible to remember the syntax we have devised for them.

View image at full size Figure 8: Adapter pattern The approach to adapters seems quite reasonable and rational. It is easier to extend the capabilities of the application if it uses recognizable design patternsand it provides some flexibility where none before may have existed.

Second, many conventional and additional refactoring techniques such as extract pointcut and extract base aspect can be applied to aspects, too. All of these resources provide a catalog of common methods for refactoring; a refactoring method has a description of how to apply the method and indicators for when you should or should not apply the method.

Individually, refactoring and AOP both share the high-level goal of creating systems that are easier to understand and maintain without requiring huge upfront design effort. AO techniques are emerging to cope with the challenges of current software development and to address shortcomings of existing paradigms.

Design by Contract avoids extra code and improves performance, as long as all clients of a class abide by the contract. For example, this Point This pointcut matches when the currently executing object is an instance of class Point.Refactoring is a technique to restructure code in a disciplined way, and is well suited to tool support, though extant tools are rather basic.

Refactoring is common and vital practice in object-oriented programming, Forth programming, and forms a central part of the Extreme Programming methodology.

Cross paradigm refactoring (object oriented source code to aspect-oriented or service-oriented code), Serial code to parallel code, etc. • Studies that consider non object-oriented software, e.g. This approach was followed because it is explicitly indicated in Fowler's book that the listed refactoring activities target code Satnam Kaur, Paramvir Singh.

In computing, aspect-oriented programming (AOP) is a programming paradigm that aims to increase modularity by allowing the separation of cross-cutting does so by adding additional behavior to existing code (an advice) without modifying the code itself, instead separately specifying which code is modified via a "pointcut" specification, such as "log all function calls when the.

Jun 24,  · As aspects become commonplace, the need to refactor existing program logic into aspect-oriented programs will become greater. Additionally, as aspects are used with processes such as extreme programming, refactoring with aspects will increasingly become necessary.

This paper introduces two refactorings, extract introduction and extract by: 2. their own aspect modules. Many current aspect-oriented languages are backwards compatible extensions to existing popular languages, which opens the way to aspectize systems written in those languages.

This paper contributes with the beginnings of a pattern language for refactoring existing systems into aspect-oriented versions of those systems. Aspect-oriented Refactoring of Java Programs Abstract Classes, which expresses the notion that implementation code in abstract classes should be moved to aspects, leaving room to turn the.