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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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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 17, 2018

In this episode, we chat with Adam Tornhill. Adam is the author of Your Code as a Crime Scene as well as Software Design X-Rays: Fix Technical Debt with Behavioral Code Analysis. He’s also the founder of Empear, whose flagship product, CodeScene, helps companies prioritize technical debt by identifying “hotspots” within their codebases. 

During the show we talk about: 

  • How Adam's background in psychology informs his work as a software developer. 
  • Different ways to measure complexity
  • Using behavioral analysis and Conway's Law to help prioritize areas to work on in your code. 

We hope you enjoy! Be sure to check out https://legacycode.rocks for even more great conversations about modernizing software. 

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