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Working Effectively with Legacy Code

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Working Effectively with Legacy Code

 

Categories:  Computers & Technology, Programming, Software Design, Testing & Engineering, Software Development

 

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Get more out of your legacy systems: more performance, functionality, reliability, and manageability

 

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Number of Pages:  456
 

 

Is your code easy to change? Can you get nearly instantaneous feedback when you do change it? Do you understand it? If the answer to any of these questions is no, you have legacy code, and it is draining time and money away from your development efforts.

In this book, Michael Feathers offers start-to-finish strategies for working more effectively with large, untested legacy code bases. This book draws on material Michael created for his renowned Object Mentor seminars: techniques Michael has used in mentoring to help hundreds of developers, technical managers, and testers bring their legacy systems under control.


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This book also includes a catalog of twenty-four dependency-breaking techniques that help you work with program elements in isolation and make safer changes.

 

ISBN:  9780131177055

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