Some people are probably thinking "Matty, your crazy. Coupling
is how programs do things; there is no way around it!" Well...
all I have to say is its time to put on your big girl panties
and grasp the larger picture.
All software projects grow until they are abandoned. The more
flexible the project--the better the chances it can adapt
It is impossible to write any non-trivial software without having to deal with
some variant of coupling. Even simple applications need to be coupled against
standard OS or Framework functionality to achieve many tasks.
Coupling is the action of having two independent entities where; for one to
function the other must be present.
Hello fellow developers! I'm working a project where I can share info with
the public again so I figured I would restart my developer journal.
I've been tasked with re-architecting a large project. The project grew
'organically' and has evolved into a large tangled mess. At this point it is
impossible to fix anything or add any new functionality; without...
If you've been following my manifest journal entries, then at this point you
will have everything you need to use winsxs/fusion--save one major problem: to
place files into \windows\winsxs you have to be running from a .msi installer.
The the days of xcopy and regsvr32 are officially over.
I've found three ways to do a winsxs intall: one relies...
Revision control software is one of the most important tools a developer will ever use.
If you on windows and developing alone, microsoft source safe (VSS) will often be all you need to use.
VSS uses the SMB protocol for transferring files and as such, is not suitable for access across networks.
There are plugins, such as source anywhere and...