Archive for February, 2012
We at Contigo often use a pattern where methods with multiple nullable parameters retrieve collections of entities from a data store a bit like this:
These methods treat a null value as “no filtering required” so they can be called with only those filters that are relevant to the calling code. In this
Very few software designs/architectures are completely and objectively bad. Most designs optimise for something. Here’s a [probably incomplete] list of things that you could optimise for in software architecture:
- Developer Time Now
When we say we’re doing something “quick and dirty”, or that we are taking out “Technical Debt”, then we are optimising the development time now.
- Developer Time Later
This is what people traditionally mean by “good” code. A