Live Webinar • October 22, 2020 • 1:30pm CEST
Webinar host: Jerzy Zawadzki, Polcode CTO
Maintain your sanity, not legacy systems
Instead of feeling bad about not delivering on time, learn how to take a proactive approach towards diagnosing legacy systems, the issues, and how to strategize ahead.
Learn all the warning signs of old code killing business
Are you building up technical debt? Symptoms like bugs, slow feature releases, incompatibility and missed opportunities are all signs that you need to perform an upgrade.
Know how to convince others of legacy upgrades
Jerzy will walk you through how to measure the efficiency gain from refactoring older systems, allowing you to convince others to upgrade or migrate from legacy systems.
See why you should refactor over a complete rewrite
Your legacy code is the treasure chest of knowledge and ideas, so throwing it away completely is almost never the right idea. Refactoring lets you incrementally get out of legacy hell.
Plan, make progress and track results
Learn the tried and tested steps of the good refactoring process and make sure you have good benchmarks to measure your progress against.
Ask questions to create your own plan
Get your questions answered and ask for advice during the QA session about your current issues working with a legacy codebase.
Jerzy Zawadzki, Polcode CTO will be our host. He has over 10 years of experience in updating legacy systems on PHP (Symfony, Laravel) and Magento for companies worldwide. Connect with him on LinkedIn!
Intro: Polcode, our team & experience
What does the "legacy system" mean? A high level intro
Why do development teams allow the code to become legacy code?
What are the symptoms of having a legacy codebase?
How can legacy code affect you as a Product Owner?
Why would you like to work on the legacy system? What can happen if you leave it as is?
Why rewriting from scratch is (almost) never a good idea? The good parts of the legacy code
How to handle the cost of refactoring?
Methodology of the proper refactoring process - how we do it at Polcode.
How to mitigate refactoring risk?
How to avoid software rot in the future?
Bonuses for participants & QA
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