Tag Archives: Design Pattern

Are annotations bad?


We sacrifice the art of writing good and performant code for the short term gains of improving developer productivity.

Annotations can be powerful but only when used to add context and information to the code. But trying to configure your application with them is nothing less that a crime.

Cairngorm – A glamorous pitfall, Is it? – Part I


When I started using Flex a few months back, the very first tings thing that crossed me was the fan-following for Cairngorm. It was amazing how could a framework be so popular, but they claimed to solve all the problems. It seemed a little good to be true, but was worth trying. Over a period […]
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Singleton – Boon or a Sin


Over last few weeks, I have faced quite a few issues with Cairngorm’s Singleton pattern and I decided to put forward a post that should help in making some decision. While I found a few articles about Singletons, but not even one that talks about how should we use Singletons. Ask any programmer, and they […]
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Flex is turning out to be fun


I ended my day yesterday, with quite a few things getting done, while other still open, but for sure it was a reveling experience. Flex was all over me most part of the day yesterday. Seems like catching up as I was on top the day before 🙂 I said, I am liking it a […]
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