[Edu-sig] Design patterns
urnerk at qwest.net
Sun Aug 21 22:41:43 CEST 2005
> Why do I find this unsatisfying?
I think part of the picture is you're coding for yourself i.e. your APIs are
used internally by your own code. Refactoring *everything* is always a
Suppose you'd already published a Triangle class API and then discovered you
needed more dynamism. The property feature lets you sneak in some methods
without changing the already-published API and breaking client code.
A lot of these lessons about robust software development come from group or
community efforts. Some aspects of Python maybe don't much excite you
because you're primarily a solo coder (as am I much of the time).
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