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Author Archives: Evan Hoff
First let me say that I’ve met Keith personally, and he’s a really cool guy. Cool enough in fact, that he’s on my RSS subscription list. I’d consider him a friend. This is my response to his recent post, How … Continue reading
This is a simple challenge. I want you to figure this out for yourself. It’s an important step I think every developer needs to take for him/herself. Also, please don’t give any direct answers in the comments or I will delete … Continue reading
I managed to miss the acquisition in February, but this is really cool nonetheless. Sun Microsystems paid $1 Billion for the commercial support vendor behind MySql (yes, the open source database). What was the reaction? Sun Microsystems’s acquisition of MySQL … Continue reading
This is my attempt at sharing some of my personal reasoning around the topic of test-first development. Let me first sum up my thoughts in one shot: At the class level, form and function are significantly more important than implementation. Test-first development … Continue reading
Having stumbled onto some of the SEI’s material on software quality attributes, I decided I had to know more. That was the motivation that drove me to read Software Architecture in Practice. It didn’t hurt when the book was shortly … Continue reading
The Power to Predict is one of a series of books I’m currently sloshing through on event-based programming. It’s author is none other than the CEO of Tibco, Vivek Ranadive. Noticing that and the forward by Frederick Smith, the FedEx … Continue reading
What’s the biggest minomer with OOP? Object-oriented programming is all about objects. False. Objects are instances of classes and only exist at runtime. Object-oriented programming is all about class design. It should have been named Class Oriented Programming (COP). Bertrand … Continue reading
It’s an abstraction that balances the simplicity and correctness of serial data access (a single query at a time) against the performance and perils of concurrency (multiple queries running in parallel). I thought the definition was slightly profound in an elegant sort of … Continue reading
Roger Sessions has some good material I wanted to take a moment to highlight. This is part of his work around a new Enterprise Architecture framework, Simple Iterative Partitions (SIP). Correlating Complexity to State First, let’s look at how complexity … Continue reading