FOSS projects exhibiting clean/good OOP?

Larry Bates larry.bates at websafe.com`
Wed Jul 9 18:04:20 CEST 2008


Phillip B Oldham wrote:
> I'm wondering whether anyone can offer suggestions on FOSS projects/
> apps which exhibit solid OO principles, clean code, good inline
> documentation, and sound design principles?
> 
> I'm devoting some time to reviewing other people's code to advance my
> skills. Its good to review bad code (of which I have more than enough
> examples) as well as good, but I'm lacking in finding good examples.
> 
> Projects of varying sizes would be great.

I think the following are very good:

Python Imaging Library (PIL)
elementTree
(actually anything that Fredrick Lundh has written is an excellent example)

ReportLab

wxPython

Django

That should keep you busy for a while.

-Larry






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