Code should be Improved, not Thrown Away!

(Lightning talk, 10 min) [ Slides ]

Author(s): Karianne Berg (Objectware)
Session: Refactoring
Session chair: Johannes Brodwall (Steria)
Date: Thursday, 3 June 2010: Main Conference
Time: 10:30-12:00
Tangled architecture. Unreadable code. Lack of tests and documentation. These are just some of the factors that makes it hard to maintain and add new features to old code bases. Is the best solution to this to throw away all the old code and start over? I think this rarely is the case, and I will tell you why in this presentation.

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