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Software Quality: From Legacy Codes to Web-based Enterprise Applications

Summary: [This abstract is based on the authors' abstract.]The reasons for the continued use of legacy software are numerous. In addition to the prohibitive cost of rewriting, the original source code has already been certified and quality controlled. Today, these legacy applications are moving to the Web to take advantage of universal access and an enterprise framework involving centralized servers, databases, and other subsystems. Issues in developing quality software systems when integrating legacy software into Web-based enterprise systems are discussed. A case study in the oceanic data processing field provides examples to illustrate the main issues.

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  • Topics: Data Quality, Process Management, Software Quality
  • Keywords: Data processing,Process reengineering,Software configuration management,Software quality,World wide web (WWW),Case study
  • Author: Preussner, Armin; Paternostro, Christopher
  • Journal: Software Quality Professional Magazine