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DZone.com: Refactoring away from spaghetti PHP

Note: This article was originally published at PHPDeveloper on 25 July 2012.
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In this new post to DZone.com, Giorgio Sironi walks you through a few steps to consider when trying to refactor some of the spaghetti code out of your application.

Sometimes you have to take a step back from discussions on coupling, cohesion, patterns and katas to give some training to the ones of us that have a procedural mindset. With this article I hope to provide some initial tips for the members of the PHP community that are ready to abandon the concept of the OneSingleProcedure(TM) to embrace the object world.

He includes a common procedural example with all of the logic in one file and talks about how the idea of "decomposition" can help to break it up into objects with their own roles and responsibilities.