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Functional Programming, Tests, and the Future

Mark Mzyk February 21, 2008

Michael Feathers has an interesting post up on the Beautiful Code blog.  In the post he notes the seeming oncoming rise of functional languages and then bemoans this because they are not object oriented and therefore cannot be easily tested. Michael feels that a strength of object oriented programming is its ability to overwrite methods […]

Multiple Points of Exit Failure

Mark Mzyk December 5, 2007

So I haven’t actually read the book, but I do keep up with the Beautiful Code blog to see what interesting ideas are bought up. I particularly enjoyed the now older entries on not so beautiful code (here and here). I certainly could sympathise. Why do I bring this up? Well, courtesy of my coworker […]