Programming

Deprecating the Observer pattern

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Design Patterns Book

Pretty much every developer these days knows about the above book: Design Patterns, by the famous gang of four. Within the book, we find a lot of valuable information including the observer pattern. In this post, I will give a quick review of this pattern, show how it’s directly supported in Java, and why you […]

Programming

On the harm of simple types

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Recently, I encountered a lot of occurrences, where I found problematic code that was essentially caused by the usage of primitive types where they simply were the wrong tool for the job. The following article will hopefully make you stop and rethink what you’re doing when you’re using one of these types the next time. […]

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Relaunch

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I decided to relaunch my webpage with the one you are currently looking at and to include a blog. I’m planning to write down my thoughts more or less regularly in the blog, but we’ll see how that goes. For now, that’s all, but we all have to start somewhere, don’t we?