Living with Legacy Code

Rowan Merewood (01.Mar.2012 at 09:45)
Talk at ConFoo 2012 (English - UK)

Rating: 5 of 5

Legacy code is a burden that few developers are lucky enough to avoid in their professional lives. We'll look at how legacy code develops and some of the early warning signs to watch out for. Where it's already a problem, we'll explore the strategies that can be used to replace, isolate or integrate that code and some practical methods for achieving it. This talk will weigh these ideas up in terms of time and cost to help you take a pragmatic approach to taming or slaying your monster.

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Rating: 5 of 5

01.Mar.2012 at 10:40 by Hugo Hamon (126 comments)

Very enjoyable talk! Great presentation slides and story. Learned some good tips too :)


01.Mar.2012 at 11:00 by Hugo Hamon (126 comments)

Btw, do you really trust the guy named "Further readings" in your slides? ^^

Rating: 5 of 5

01.Mar.2012 at 13:25 by Seth May (26 comments)

You have a great presentation style, and I appreciated the info you gave. I might have helped to clearly identify what you were doing to avoid creating new legacy code (the elements were there, but they were not labeled as such).

Rating: 5 of 5

01.Mar.2012 at 14:06 by Nicolas Deslandes (8 comments)

Excellent presentation. Reminds me a lot of my current work. Thanks a lot

Rating: 5 of 5

01.Mar.2012 at 15:50 by John Kary (62 comments)

Great delivery and strategies. More devs need to know how to work this way.

Rating: 5 of 5

01.Mar.2012 at 16:35 by Michael Peacock (17 comments)

Great talk, well presented and with some great tips both in terms of getting to grips with the code, and with making changes.

Rating: 5 of 5

02.Mar.2012 at 15:05 by Caoimhin Q (8 comments)

Great talk. Very well prepared and presented.

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