August 15, 2016

Are Design Patterns Really Useful?

Design patterns are solutions or approaches to situations that appear often when developing software. They were introduced to the software engineering community at large by the seminal Gang of Four (GoF) book, “Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Design.” The touted benefits of design patterns are that they allow proliferation

Enterprise Development Insights from the Tim Cook Interview

The Washington Post has published a long, wide-ranging interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. The entire interview is well worth a read, but here are a few tidbits of interest from an enterprise application development perspective: “Look at the core technologies that make up the smartphone today and look at