User Functions

Older Stories

Welcome to Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 15:48 @ CET

When you don't know, don't tell.

  • View Printable Version
Anti Patterns
  • Friday, 13 September 2013, 12:30 @ CEST
  • Contributed by:
  • Views:
The pattern can be observed very well and is dominant present in contemporary social networks and specific in open source development groups. The metaphor of the anti-principle is simple: don't ask a horsing company about bees.

Attribute, Property, Variable and Value

  • View Printable Version
Anti Patterns
  • Monday, 09 September 2013, 11:14 @ CEST
  • Contributed by:
  • Views:
Cobol works with Files, Records, Fields (or Items) and values can be attached to named conditions, initial states of variables. But modern languages know of (additional) Attributes and Properties.

Mixing the usage of these concepts is a pain. Not only in these modern languages.

Drive me Crazy

  • View Printable Version
Anti Patterns
  • Friday, 28 June 2013, 11:08 @ CEST
  • Contributed by:
  • Views:
In it’s first conception Cobol featured the ALTER statement. It was a naive and unfortunate try to conceptualize what we nowadays know as a switch or case construct. It followed the habitude of programming to insert a variable jump in the program code. A sorting algorithm is the kind of program that would benefit from this weird construct. Also, synchronizing updates (a mutation file) against a Master Data File would gain performance when equipped with the ALTER statements in the proper places. And the test and debug sessions became a nightmare.

Who's Online

Guest Users: 2

Forum Posts

Order: New Views Posts
Latest 5 Forum Posts
About your Admin
 By:  Admin
 On:  Monday, 08 July 2013, 17:24 @ CEST
 Views 19459 Replies 0

What's New

Stories last 7 days

No new stories

Comments last 2 days

No new comments

Links last 2 weeks

No recent new links

Downloads last 2 weeks

No new files