Four Techniques to Wrap Your Head Around Complicated Code


had unclear responsibilities. Drawing diagrams provided the structural and behavioral understanding necessary to make the changes easily.

Solving problems is at the heart of software development. When your head is spinning  because you’re doing something very complex, it’s always best to take a step back and rely on some disciplined approaches. The above tactics are helpful to clarify the problem space and pave the way to solutions.

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Nirav Assar's picture Nirav Assar

I am a software consultant in the DFW area. I specialize in web application development for enterprises, along with agile consulting practices. Grails, Groovy, Java, Spring and Hibernate are my specialty areas in technology. In the Agile spectrum I have run teams with XP, Scrum, and UP methodologies. I am interested in providing high value to business groups, with the most effective and latest technologies available.

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