December 5-7, 2016
Vancouver, Canada

Rewriting 15-Year-Old Code

Have you ever had to maintain a 15-year-old application? Dead code everywhere, database queries in between HTML tags, and some pages still in PHP 3. This strategy-level presentation will lead you through a progressive rewrite, from very old legacy to the latest shiny version of PHP. Learn how to automate legacy testing, how to seamlessly jump between the old and new parts, and how to overcome other challenges that arise from dealing with legacy.

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Anna Filina

Zenika

Anna has been a web developer since 1997. In her long consulting career, she developed an expertise in refactoring very old applications to be modern and testable. She is passionate about sharing her skills with fellow developers through her blog, YouTube channel, conferences and various articles. Anna also has an eye for technical debt, for which she then devises strategies that save companies a lot of money.

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