Legacy Code Rocks

Legacy Code Rocks explores the world of modernizing existing software applications. Hosts Andrea Goulet and M. Scott Ford of Corgibytes are out to change the way you think about legacy code. If you’re like a lot of people, when you hear the words “legacy code” it conjures up images of big mainframes and archaic punch card machines. While that’s true — it only tells a small part of the story. The truth is, the code you leave behind is your legacy, so let's make it a good one.
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Dec 13, 2016

Pavneet Singh Saund is a web developer, a team lead at Komplett Group (a leading Scandinavian player in e-commerce) and founder of a blog called Coding with Empathy ( In this episode, we explore the various aspects of empathy, how sympathy and empathy are different, and the application of empathy for developers.

Nov 30, 2016

Brian Branagan is a leadership and management coach (Quality Conversations) as well as an Agile leader who has cross-functional expertise in Application Lifecycle Management for project definition, planning, execution and customer delivery in both start-ups and Fortune 500 corporations. In this episode, we discuss what is generative leadership, promise-based management, and capacity-based planning.

Nov 16, 2016

Catalina De la cuesta is a Lead Code Whisperer at Corgibytes. She brought with her 18 years of deep embedded systems experience, a college-level teaching and entrepreneurship background, as well as a lifelong learner mindset. In this episode, we discuss what it’s like to be a mender full-time, what led Catalina to Corgibytes, and why diving into binary files can be fun.

Nov 2, 2016

Carrie Hane is a Backend Content Strategist (Tanzen Consulting) who works on content modeling, database structures, automated content assembly, content reuse and a lot more. In this episode, we discuss what is backend content, what it's like to work with a strategist like Carrie and how to create future-friendly content.

Oct 19, 2016

With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Chris Busse, CTO of APIvista, recently helped launch the first public API platform for a North American bank. In this episode, we discuss what is an API, what is critical to its success, and how to find strategic success with digital initiatives.

Oct 5, 2016

An avid speaker, Jennifer Wong is a Software Engineer and Web developer at Eventbrite. In this episode, we discuss jargon, its history and how to combat it.

Sep 22, 2016

Arlo Belshee is a Team Craftsman and Legacy Code Wrangler who combines systems thinking, Lean systems, Extreme Programming, and changing culture experience to build high-quality teams at large companies. In this episode, we discuss naming as a process and its various steps to increase accuracy and efficiency.

Sep 9, 2016

Joshua Kerievsky is the founder and CEO of Industrial Logic, as well as the author of the award-winning book Refactoring to Patterns. In this episode, we discuss the four principles of Modern Agile and how their reach is now beyond software development.

Aug 26, 2016

Michael Vizdos is an entrepreneur and a certified Scrum and Agile trainer. In this episode, we discuss Scrum, Agile and how different forms of project management impact your codebase.

Aug 9, 2016

Woody Zuill is a veteran programmer, software development project manager and creator of mob programming. In this episode, we discuss what mob programming entails and its value in terms of increased productivity.

Jul 27, 2016

Declan Wheelan is an Agile coach and trainer as well as a board member of the Agile Alliance. In this episode, we discuss the concept of technical wealth, increasing a team's ability to deliver valuable software as quickly as possible.

Jun 6, 2016

Llewellyn Falco is a technical coach and the creator of Approval Tests. In this episode, we go into how using Approval Tests can help your team communicate better and work on fragile codebases with confidence. 

May 17, 2016

Andrea Goulet and Scott Ford from Corgibytes kick off the first episode of the Legacy Code Rocks podcast. In this episode, they discuss the idea of Makers (the developers who like to build things) and Menders (devs who like to fix things).