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Re: Becoming familiar with a too-big codebase?

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Jun 15, 2005 at 14:07 UTC ( #466921=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Becoming familiar with a too-big codebase?

Write a test suite. Slowly, over time, write a good test suite that provides 90%+ coverage. Then, refactor your ball of mud. That is the only way.

  • In general, if you think something isn't in Perl, try it out, because it usually is. :-)
  • "What is the sound of Perl? Is it not the sound of a wall that people have stopped banging their heads against?"
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