In this episode of Codurance Talks, our craftspeople discuss all of the different facets of legacy code:
What is legacy code
What makes legacy code challenging to maintain
How quickly the knowledge of legacy code can rot away from both a technical and business perspective
Strategies for dealing with legacy code
An interesting point about legacy code is that it doesn’t have a temporal link to time. Someone could create code today that another user is afraid to touch because of the unknown consequences of doing so.