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Posts tagged as oop

The Trouble with Templates

2009-09-05 by David, tagged as oop

Are you the type of person that believes what you're told? Or do you make decisions for yourself based on critical thinking and experience? In this article, we take another look at one of the bastiens of modern object-oriented programming, the template.

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Singletons considered harmful

2009-08-29 by David, tagged as oop, patterns

The trouble with people is that they tend to oversimplify things. It's in our nature. But, this trait can get us into trouble, especially when dealing with complex systems. When it comes to programming patterns, I submit that the singleton pattern is overused and is currently causing more harm than good. Stop the madness!

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