How to Ensure Successful Maintenance of Software

Learn about best practices that could lead to easy, long-lasting, and well-maintained code.


This lesson will look at some long-term processes that help the development team. These processes help with the maintenance, readability, and reliability of the software.

When should we upgrade our software?

There are various preferences for software upgrades. For example, software releases in the 80s used to be annual events. There was the extreme view of only accepting an upgrade that provided a real benefit to their project. This did provide a good negotiation position when something needed to be changed since code could only be retired if they had upgraded it.

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