Rewriting 12-Year-Old Code

Anna Filina (29.Jan.2016 at 17:10, 1 hr )
Talk at PHPBenelux Conference 2016 (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

Rewriting 12-Year-Old Code

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Rating: 5 of 5

29.Jan.2016 at 18:03 by Sandra (21 comments)

Fast talker, nice and quick, good slides (could do with little more colour or images vs text) - thanks for planning to share them, not much humour but kept the subject light, thanks for sharing advice without spending too much time on the old code, solution focussed, usable and realistic tips and implementations, could be more concise answering questions and repeat them for the room - although full answers help to understand the original question and well done summarising your answer, awesome graphs - they really help to visualise the situations.

Rating: 5 of 5

29.Jan.2016 at 18:32 by Mihail Irintchev (71 comments) via Web2 LIVE

The talk addresses very well the most common problems (hells) you have to face when refactoring/rewriting/modernizing old code. I was able to recognize situations I've faced and got out several good ideas about approaches to old code base. Got me hooked up to sit down and attack couple of old 3000+ lines classes :)

Rating: 5 of 5

29.Jan.2016 at 18:33 by Lucas Aerbeydt (56 comments) via Joind.in iPhone app

Good overview and practical solutions for dealing with legacy codebases, very recognisable as well :)

Rating: 5 of 5

30.Jan.2016 at 00:02 by Robert Broen (48 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Good talk, helps me in work I know is goign to come soon... I sure would not mind to seen more on this subject.

Rating: 5 of 5

30.Jan.2016 at 09:07 by Murielle Evers (16 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Interesting and useful talk. Will keep her tips and Working methods in mind while I work.

Rating: 4 of 5

30.Jan.2016 at 13:33 by Freek Lijten (65 comments) via joind.in Android app

Good talk covering practical approaches to problems. Fluent and naturally presented.

Rating: 4 of 5

30.Jan.2016 at 14:31 by Mark Baker (120 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Down to earth and practical advice on handling old, legacy projects; without getting bogged down in details. Every such project is its own problem, with its own solutions; but the "war stories" gave some good approaches to identifying the best solutions for any given situation.

Rating: 5 of 5

31.Jan.2016 at 11:42 by Rob ter Haar (17 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Nice talk see some good suggestion to rewrite/refactor code.
The mod rewrite was new for me and going to give a shot at it.

Rating: 4 of 5

31.Jan.2016 at 13:44 by Stefan Koopmanschap (400 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Excellent talk about working with legacy codebases. Some of the situations were painfully familiar. Definitely got some good insights from this talk. Small tip for improvement: let bulletpoints build one by one instead of all at once. I lost myself in reading the bulletpoints sometimes, missing some of what you were saying

Rating: 5 of 5

31.Jan.2016 at 15:43 by Jeroen de Jong (125 comments) via Web2 LIVE

great talk and painfully familiar, got some great new insights out of it

Rating: 4 of 5

31.Jan.2016 at 15:55 by Ramon de la Fuente (139 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A very insightful talk, delivered with ease and expertise. Gained some good insight when it comes to dealing with the old codebases flying around.

Rating: 4 of 5

01.Feb.2016 at 09:11 by Jaap van Otterdijk (19 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A lot of things that I have seen before. Good to have them in summary all together. This can be very usefull for the less experienced programmers.

After the talk I didn't have the idea that I really learned something. But only heard things I already knew, but that is very personal.

Rating: 4 of 5

01.Feb.2016 at 10:17 by Taco Verdonschot (19 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Obviously presented from expertise, this talk by Anna really addressed issues that everyone in the room seemed to relate to. Either by refactoring own code, or by taking over projects from others. At times a bit fast, but at no point too fast or annoying for me.

Would definitely invite Anna to speak at our local meetup.

Rating: 4 of 5

01.Feb.2016 at 12:11 by Peter Slagter (17 comments) via Web2 LIVE

One of the best talks of this years PHPBNL IMO. Easy to listen to and great examples (even though at some points I would have liked to see more actual code or an editor). Thanks!

Rating: 5 of 5

01.Feb.2016 at 12:35 by Jeroen Boersma (54 comments) via Web2 LIVE

One of the talks wherefore I know I picked the right one. Still find myself rewriting some legacy code. Nice howto's ans approaches from which a few I was familiar with and added some new ones from the talk to my stack. Thanks for that.

Also, I didn't know you could do this for a living, I mean seriously, I didn't know...

Rating: 5 of 5

01.Feb.2016 at 12:41 by Daan van den Berg (71 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Good talk with great examples.
Might want to add some information on "what not to do" though.

The asked question on "when do you do a complete rewrite" could be a good idea to integrate in the talk itself.

Rating: 5 of 5

01.Feb.2016 at 22:10 by Felix De Vliegher (41 comments) via Web2 LIVE

I enjoyed this talk a lot. It's a solid message on refactoring, using a clearly laid out pragmatic approach. It's obvious there's a lot of experience behind the stories and improvement recommendations, and Anna definitely knows how to convey them clearly to the audience!

Rating: 4 of 5

01.Feb.2016 at 23:38 by Dusan Lukic (92 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Interesting story about code refactoring.

Rating: 5 of 5

02.Feb.2016 at 13:15 by Danny Terwindt (6 comments) via Web2 LIVE

A very interesting story based on her own experiences. Really enjoyed this one.

Rating: 4 of 5

05.Feb.2016 at 08:34 by Robert Basic (97 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Good tips on how to deal with legacy code, the speaker is obviously an expert in the field.

Rating: 4 of 5

05.Feb.2016 at 10:25 by Scato Eggen (25 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Informative talk with some practical tips.

I was a bit thrown off by the introduction, which started with how not to write legacy. Bad quality is sort of a given when you start on legacy.

Good to hear that rewriting is still a valid way to go, lots of times.

Rating: 5 of 5

05.Feb.2016 at 11:38 by Mike Simonson (64 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Excellent talk, excellent insight into legacy code.
There might be some room for improvement on the slides thought.
I think that there were a little bit too much bullet point list.

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