Faced with legacy PHP code many decided to rewrite, thinking it will be easier, but for many reasons this can be very wrong. It can lead to angry developers and managers, never ending projects due to scope creep, and more bad code.
Lets follow an entire journey of refactoring a legacy PHP codebase. We will begin with assessment and why, cover planning how and when, discuss execution and testing, and provide step-by-step examples. Attendees will gain insight and tips on how to handle their own pile of code and refactor happy.