Wlofie asked if I could give him a ride to the bank and the the post office
(he needed a stamp to send in a rebate claim). No problem. We head out and
arrive a few minutes later at the bank.
You know, these
holidays have a way of sneaking up on us.
No bank. No post office.
But hey, for civil
rights, that's fine by me.
Patterns are signs of weakness in programming languages.
When we identify and document one, that should not be the end of
the story. Rather, we should have the long-term goal of trying to
understand how to improve the language so that the pattern becomes
invisible or unnecessary.
Design patterns of
While I've heard of the Gang of Four
and their book, Design
Patterns, I've never quite understood all the hoopla over it—the whole
concept seemed pretty silly, or too obvious, to warrant a whole book on the
subject. And it seems like I'm not the only one to think that as well, and
I agree with the author, design patterns are silly.
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