Tag: OOP

The Case for Singletons in WordPress

Still, Singletons are considered an “anti-pattern” by many developers.  They claim it’s an overused pattern that’s misused by too many developers.  True, it can be misused, but so can Axe body spray and words like YOLO.  Overuse doesn’t make them wrong per se, you just need to be very judicious in when, where, why, and how […]

Posted: January 11, 2013

Understanding JavaScript OOP

Understanding JavaScript OOP — Sorella’s Basement. I’m quite enamored by resources like these, as I’ve linked to a number of them in the past. This is an awesome walkthrough of the ins and outs of JavaScript with a particular focus on OOP. OOP in JavaScript isn’t what many trained programmers are used to, so finding […]

Posted: October 16, 2012

No, that’s not why OO sucks

No, that’s not why OO sucks – Librador. This is a great rebuttal to

Posted: July 17, 2012

Why OO Sucks

Why OO Sucks by Joe Armstrong. This is an interesting take on the [seemingly never-ending] debate between fans of procedural programming and those that are object oriented. I struggled to grasp OOP in the beginning and if I’m honest with myself would very much benefit from an audit or two from a more advanced programmer […]

Posted: July 17, 2012

Ten Things I Hate About Object-Oriented Programming

Ten Things I Hate About Object-Oriented Programming — The JOT Blog. It’s a rarity for me to read a post that does anything but assume the fact of OOP being the best way to approach application development and go from there. This was a nice, refreshing look at some of the frustrations I have when […]

Posted: December 10, 2010