This Thursday's Matter is ... Legacy Code. In this talk, Anna Filina of Zenika will show you how to modernise your application using a variety of strategies to overcome the challenges of dealing with legacy.
Thursday's Matter is a virtual meetup on the topics that truly matter to today's developers. Join us every Thursday when we'll be joined by an expert from around the globe. Each week we'll explore topics such as functional languages, mobile development, agile methodologies and machine learning.
THE FORMAT A 40-minute expert talk followed by a Q&A session
Did you ever have to maintain a 15-year-old application? Dead code everywhere, hard dependencies, null pointer exceptions, database queries mixed with HTML, no tests and most libraries have been discontinued.
This presentation will show you how to modernize your application using a variety of strategies. You will learn how to avoid common pitfalls, automate legacy testing, manage your development environment and overcome various challenges that arise from dealing with legacy.
Anna Filina is a web developer, testing and refactoring expert, Pluralsight author, speaker and former conference organizer. I am passionate about teaching developers. I have been coding since 1997.