Monthly Archives: September 2011

Adopt a company library to strike a balance between flexibility and simplicity

When choosing a company programming standard, there are always competing choices, with different assets and liabilities. The main dilemma may be described as “flexibility vs simplicity”. A general-purpose programming language is more flexible and a specific-purpose programming language, like the … Continue reading

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Using effectively components

For the last couple of decades, major software gurus are predicting that the future of software development is component-based software, as an evolution of object-oriented software. By “component-based”, I mean using third-party object-oriented libraries by instantiating objects whose classes are … Continue reading

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