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Refactoring Legacy Applications: A Case Study

Posted by Chen Ping Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 27, 2013

To refactor legacy code, the ideal is to have a suite of unit tests to prevent regressions. However it's not always that easy. This article describes a methodology to safely refactor legacy code. 7

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Tips to Developers Starting on Large Applications

Posted by Choudary Kothapalli Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 26, 2012

Just started working on a large Java application? How would you go about understanding the code base? This article offers some suggestions to Java developers starting on a new project. 8

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Eight Quick Ways to Improve Java Legacy Systems

Posted by Tim Cull Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 26, 2010

Even Java systems can be "legacy" systems. This article explores 8 quick and relatively low risk ways to breathe new life into previously written-off Java applications. 5

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Staying Safe and Sound Thanks to MDSD

Posted by Andreas Kaltenbach Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 25, 2009

Andreas Kaltenbach explains how MSDS solves backward software programs compatibility problems by negotiating the differences between versions to ease the upgrading process. 4

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Using Logging Seams for Legacy Code Unit Testing

Posted by Ian Roughley Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 01, 2006

Using logging seams you can easily create unobtrusive unit tests around legacy classes, without needing to edit class logic as well as avoiding behavior changes. 3

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Dealing with Legacy Code

Posted by Jared Richardson Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 12, 2006

Take a BAT to the legacy code you inherit: Build, Automate, Test. Jared Richardson shows how to create a safety net, to ensure that your code continues to work the way you want it to. 19

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