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Refactoring ternary expressions into null-coalescing operations and vice versa

May 25th, 2011 Comments off

There are two interesting refactorings shipped in Refactor! Pro:

  • Compress to Null Coalescing Operation
  • Expand Null Coalescing Operation

The first one converts a ternary expression into an equivalent null coalescing operation. The second one is the opposite of the first one – it converts a null coalescing operation to an equivalent ternary expression. Both refactorings are available in CSharp only, because Visual Basic, for example, doesn’t have a null coalescing operator.

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