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ERIC Number: EJ831238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1041-7915
How to Rewrite Software--And when Not to
Chudnov, Daniel
Computers in Libraries, v29 n3 p19-21 Mar 2009
In this article, the author provides several reasons why one should not rewrite a code from scratch. One should not do it because it will take longer than one thinks. This is the lesson he learned when he started rewriting one of his applications from scratch. The sane thing to do would have been to fix or replace a piece and get on with life. However, the author contends that there are also reasons why one should rewrite. He cites several scenarios that require rewriting of an application from scratch.
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Language: English
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