Old Tech to Shiny New Tech: Strategies on Upgrading Your Code Without a Big Bang
Over the years, old code gets harder to maintain, and we start missing out on new capabilities and features from new technology. But, resources are usually limited, and we don't usually get around to doing these upgrades. How do we convert an app, like WebForms, to an MVC app on a limited budget and shippable increments without major issues?
In my THATConference session held back in August 2019, I talked through some strategies on how to accomplish this and release something every sprint, and slowly – but surely – get our apps fully converted to that new tech.
Cristina Ruth is a Software Engineering leader at CUNA Mutual Group in Madison, WI, where she manages 4 scrum teams to deliver software in the FinTech space. In her day-to-day leadership role, Cristina values culture, trust, team enablement, team empowerment and high-quality, operationally stable software delivery.
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