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Troggle - Kill it with Fire

This is a book: Kill It With Fire: Managing Aging Computer Systems (And Future Proof Modern Ones)

Read the brief reviews: book cover image

About a third of the book is about management and doing repair/rewrite inside large organisations, but nearly half of it is directly relevant to us:

The book was published in March 2021.


So how do we repair old code? By refactoring. I use the first edition of Fowler's book rather than the 2nd. And Brett Slatkin's Effective Python (second edition) is absolutely invaluable.

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