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Open Source and Haiti: A Story of Care

Posted by Mário Areias  on  Sep 24, 2015

Mário Areias presents the challenges in delivering care in Haiti, dealing with legacy code and infrastructure limitations.


LDB: 10x Performance Increase after Rewriting Linked-in C Module in Pure Erlang

Posted by Daniel Pezely  on  Sep 05, 2015

Daniel Pezely discusses the 10 fold performance increase of a Lisp and C system after rewriting it in Erlang, outlining where issues existed before and the design and implementation of the new system.


Refactoring to Functional

Posted by Hadi Hariri  on  May 24, 2015

Hadi Hariri takes a look at code usually written when developing business applications and how to refactor this using functional paradigms, and more importantly, see if these provides any value.


Reducing External Risk

Posted by Donald Belcham  on  Apr 22, 2015

Donald Belcham presents design patterns and development concepts that protects one’s code from external systems that may change in uncontrollable ways.


Implementing Continuous Delivery: Adjusting Your Architecture

Posted by Rachel Laycock  on  Apr 19, 2015

Rachel Laycock focuses on the architecture of an application, addressing patterns such as microservices and evolutionary architecture, which can speed up delivery.


Exploring a Legacy Clojure Codebase

Posted by Jon Neale, Ragnar Dahlen  on  Apr 18, 2014 1

Jon Neale, Ragnar Dahlen discuss the challenges dealing with large Clojure legacy code at uSwitch.


Modern Legacy Systems

Posted by Robert Annett  on  Sep 14, 2013

Robert Annett explores some of the issues of upgrading, maintaining or replacing legacy Java and .NET applications that haven't been touched in a decade, providing advice on solving common problems.


Cleaning Code - Tools and Techniques for Legacy Restoration Projects

Posted by Mike Long  on  Jul 11, 2013

Mike Long describes techniques for managing large legacy restoration projects, using a roadmap, prioritizing technical debt remediation tasks and motivating devs and stakeholders during the process.


Testing and Refactoring Legacy Code

Posted by Sandro Mancuso  on  May 02, 2013 2

Sandro Mancuso runs a hands-on demo adding tests to a Java legacy code then refactoring it.


In-Memory Message & Trade Repositories

Posted by John Davies  on  Apr 01, 2013

John Davies walks through a reference implementation of a in-memory database meant to combine dozens of different legacy databases developed by banks over time.

Legacy Code: Using Domain-Driven Design to Carve Out Areas of Sanity

Posted by Robert Reppel  on  Jan 14, 2013 2

Robert Reppel discusses applying DDD and SOLID techniques in order to improve legacy code, exemplifying with real code.

Clojure after the Honeymoon

Posted by Håkan Råberg, Jon Pither  on  Jan 04, 2013 2

Håkan Råberg and Jon Pither on introducing Clojure to an investment bank team having a large Java code, dealing with cultural differences, the lessons learned, and ways of dealing with legacy code.

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