NixCon 2022

Nix and legacy enterprise software development: an unlikely match made in heaven
10-21, 12:00– (Europe/Paris), Main track (Gym)

This talk is supposed to demonstrate a nice side-effect of being able to build old Nix expressions and even having a binary cache with the build artifacts available: for the data migration from a legacy project we had to debug a flash-based component. Even in 2021 where the Flash player is dead and unavailable it was trivial to revive this piece of old software with Nix (and

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I'm working as a systems administrator, software developer and Nix consultant for Mayflower GmbH. As an active member of the ecosystem I contribute back whatever is useful and maintain miscellaneous components for 5 years now.