Working on legacy code

2016-11-16 10:30:36 admin Perl Interests 0 Comments

It’s hard, difficult and at times even downright horrible. Badly written Perl legacy code is a scary monster that can make developers change programming languages and unfortunately there are quite a few situations when this happened. Legacy code has a somewhat dark and dreadful tone to it. When you think there’s more than one way to do it you get excited at the freedom that it offers. On the other hand when you think that you have to maintain something written a few years ago, or ...

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The vicious cycle of legacy code

2017-05-10 09:45:37 admin Perl Interests 1 comment

A one point or another in your career you probably worked on legacy code. It brings chills through every programmer’s spine, it creates nightmares and cold sweats in the night. Basically it’s a term that has a very bad reputation. But what does it actually mean? The definition: Technopedia refers to legacy code as: “an application system source c ...

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