Legacy Application Modernization is an opportunity to modify legacy systems and add new functionality to them. Often python software development is used for this. This high-level programming language allows software to be able to meet modern market realities and business requirements again. These actions help business owners reduce application support costs and improve the reliability of existing systems.
What are software upgrade services?
An experienced IT team provides services for modernizing applications, improving their functionality and performance. Legacy software modernization technicians transform solutions into more flexible and efficient solutions. Among the most popular and effective for business are the following methods:
- Product redesign from monolithic architecture to microservices;
- Transfer of a mobile application from a cross-platform to a native one;
- Modernization of UI / UX in accordance with the trends of 2021;
- Audit of the current design and formation of the UX-concept of the brand;
- Migration of data or services to the cloud;
- Optimization and support of corporate software.
To achieve the set goals, you need to consistently go through several stages. For each client, you need to choose the steps individually. But most often you need to go the following way.
We assess the possibilities of upgrading your software, analyze the business model and select the most suitable solution. The result is a detailed project plan as well as a target architecture plan.
At this stage, the main part of the work is carried out: reverse engineering, code refactoring, data migration, redesign. It is possible to develop new functionality, eliminate defects, and rebuild the architecture. You can ask questions regarding your project by following the link.
Integration and regression testing is an essential part of the job. After conducting internal testing procedures, we move on to acceptance testing.
The team releases a stable version of the application with all new functionality, updated architecture and code. Benefits of modernizing legacy applications:
- Easy to maintain;
- Reducing the cost of implementing new functionality;
- Increased system performance;
- Modern competitive UI / UX;
- Easy to scale and integrate with other corporate software;
- Increased level of security;
- Increased user engagement.
Successful Examples of Modernization
To help you better understand what exactly can be done with your product, we will provide examples of successful upgrades. The e-learning system and client staff assessment tools needed updating. The specialists refactored the obsolete year and updated the platform architecture. By doing this, they increased the scalability of the solution. Using the REST API, the developers added a mobile application to the system and adapted the website for mobile devices.
Another example was the modernization of the blockchain electronic document management system. We needed to redesign the existing workflow system in which users create, sign and terminate smart contracts. Also, engineers have developed a loyalty program algorithm using tokens.