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Discussion on: Working on legacy code should not be a grief

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Andrew Smith

I think working with legacy code is a great of improving developer skills. For example,

1 - it improves your ability to refactor code
2 - it improves your ability to learn about a codebase, and how it's grown over time
3 - it improves your ability to interpret codebases you've not working on before
4 - if a codebase that you were involved in then it allows you to realise how far YOU'VE come too!
5 - it feels rewarding to "modernise" code!

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SCHREIBER Christophe Author

You're absolutely right !