Monthly Archives: November 2010

Why there is so much unmaintainable software

Who has seen the source of many software systems, as I did, knows that most of used software systems are not only defective (i.e. bugged), but highly unmaintainable. Hordes of gurus explain how to refactor the source code of software … Continue reading

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When to use the C++ language

There are several opinions about the application field of the C++ language. Some people (for example Linus Torvalds) consider it a useless complication over C language, and a possible and probable source of inefficiency. They think that if you need … Continue reading

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More on Smalltalk

Another excessive flexible feature of Smalltalk is that even many aspects of the language and of the programming environment may be changed using the language and the environment itself, while you are using it. It may be very funny and … Continue reading

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The historical importance of Smalltalk

Few people have ever heard about the Smalltalk programming language, even less people know how to program in Smalltalk, and even less actually program in Smalltalk in these days. Nevertheless I think it is a beautiful language, and it played … Continue reading

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