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Pro PHP Refactoring by Jacopo Romei, Francesco Trucchia

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C H A P T E R  14

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Regression Tests

The big challenge has begun. In the previous chapter we have been asked to add new features to an old PHP legacy application in a very complex company context. The application has not been maintained for a long time, since the person who developed it no longer works at the company. Management wants some new features and has absolutely no budget to rewrite it from scratch. The development team is paralyzed by this kind of situation. How could we tackle this critical situation?

Ugly But Valuable

Within many companies, there is old software that, despite its age, continues to return great value for the business ...

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