Automated Detection of Refactorings in Evolving Components

  title={Automated Detection of Refactorings in Evolving Components},
  author={Danny Dig and Can Comertoglu and Darko Marinov and Ralph E. Johnson},
One of the costs of reusing software components is updating applications to use the new version of the components. Updating an application ca n be error-prone, tedious, and disruptive of the development proces s. Our previous study showed that more than 80% of the disruptive changes in five differ ent components were caused by refactorings. If the refactorings that happe ned between two versions of a component could be automatically detected, a refactorin g ol could replay them on applications… CONTINUE READING
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