ACCU Home page ACCU Conference Page
Search Contact us ACCU at Flickr ACCU at GitHib ACCU at Google+ ACCU at Facebook ACCU at Linked-in ACCU at Twitter Skip Navigation

Programming Topics and Overload Journal #122 - August 2014

Options:
View Article Map
View Archives
Does Test-Driven Development Harm Clarity?
Description : Is clarity the key thing to aim for when writing software? Andy Balaam considers if TDD harms clarity and if this matters.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs ]
Musings on Python – by a C++ Developer
Description : Python and C++ are very different languages. Sergey Ignatchenko walks through things in Python that can confuse a C++ programmer.

Activatable Object
Description : Using locks will slow down threaded code. Len Holgate demonstrates how an Activatable Object can reduce the time spent blocked.

KISSing SOLID Goodbye
Description : Can you remember what SOLID stands for? Chris Oldwood distills it down to two easy to remember principles.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs ]
TDD Discussions and Disagreements
Description : Recently people have been arguing about the benefits and pitfalls if TDD. Seb Rose summarises the differing standpoints and presents his own.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs ]