Tag: Legacy Code


Posted on October 1, 2008 in Ham Radio,Programming by KG2V
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Last week, the developer of APRS-SCS, John – KB2SCS announced that he was dropping all support for APRS-SCS, as it is written in VB6, which is no longer supported by “the boys from Redmond”, aka Microsoft. At that time, John put the source code up on his Web Site. I started to talk with John […]

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AAArrrggghhh Legacy Code

Posted on April 22, 2008 by KG2V
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Recently, I’ve been working on what is probably the “Ultimate” legacy/Brownfield application. It’s a VERY important application for our business, or WAS, but the users are starting to find other ways to do their job. The problem is that the application in question is VERY hard to maintain, and management does not want to risk […]

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A Basic Class Design Lesson

Posted on April 15, 2008 in Programming by KG2V
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Hi Gang,I’m going through some OLD code today, probably written before classes, but looking at it, I realized it might be a good class design lesson for those not used to writing classes. The code was in a form, and was actually used multiple times – which by itself says the code should be in […]

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Barriers to Agile Development

Posted on August 8, 2007 in Programming by KG2V
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I just ran across an interesting blog post RE the Barriers to Agile development at barrier to agile development Personally, I can see how Agile and TDD work. MY personal biggest barrier is that MOST of my development time these days is spent porting REAL legacy code – VB 6.0 stuff (some of which were […]

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