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Untangling Legacy Code with Events

Legacy code is typically characterised by long methods that mix up different concepts and levels of abstraction. In this context, it can be hard to extract behaviour into proper modules because it feels like everything depends on everything and it would require a massive overhaul of the entire codebase. This article proposes to use events to reduce coupling between legacy code and other properly-bounded modules to either extract existing code or add new one.

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