Also available in Czech, kindly translated by Aleš Roubíček
Writing Legacy Code* is a distributed activity.
*In Working Effectively with Legacy Code Michael Feathers defines Legacy Code as “Code with no tests“, which reflects the perspective of legacy code being difficult to work with. I’ll stick to this definition.
Oh, no! Bad code again
You have been assigned a new task.
Your mission: to add a simple feature to a Corporate project. You know almost nothing about it, but the feature request sounds feasible. You can easily accomplish the task.
This is what you think. Until you open the code base.
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