• Title : Working Effectively with Legacy Code

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  • ISBN: 0131177052

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 456 pages


Working Effectively with Legacy Code Description

Get out of your legacy systems, performance, functionality, reliability, and manageability.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 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 The topics covered include Understanding the mechanics of software change, adding features, fixing bugs, improving design, optimizing performance Getting legacy code into a test harness Writing tests that protect you against introducing new problems Techniques that can be used with any language or platform, with examples in Java, C , C, and C Accurately identifying where code changes need to be made Coping with legacy systems that aren t object oriented Handling applications that don t seem to have any structureThis book also includes a catalog of twenty four dependency breaking techniques that help you work with program elements in isolation and make safer changes..



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Author:Michael C. Feathers
ISBN :0131177052
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