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Rewrite app: costly, time-consuming, but worth it?

vlangber (566882) writes | more than 4 years ago

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vlangber (566882) writes "Joel Spolsky wrote a famous blog post back in 2000 called "Things You Should Never Do, Part I", where he wrote the following: ".. the single worst strategic mistake that any software company can make: They decided to rewrite the code from scratch." Here is a story about a software company that decided to rewrite their application from scratch, and their experiences from that process."
NB! I forgot to login the first time I posted this story earlier today. Could you please update the original story and link it to my user? Thanks!"

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