Big Rewrite Strikes Again - Lead Dev London 2017

Big Rewrite Strikes Again - Lead Dev London 2017

There’s nothing more frustrating than not being able to deliver new features because of unnecessarily complicated code. You may decide it’s time to throw it all away and start over… and what starts off full of optimism, drags on for months and months, adding even more complexity and various levels of legacy.

It doesn’t have to be this way! In this presentation, you’ll hear a first-hand experience of how to approach technical debt at its worst, and how a rewrite project was successful in more ways than expected.

This talk will teach you lessons on how to start, and most importantly, finish a big rewrite project. You will learn how to approach the conversation with the “business”, avoid the most common pitfalls when changing the architecture of a complex codebase, and ensure the rewrite brings value from the start till the very happy end.

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Sabrina Leandro

June 09, 2017
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