Five (Good) Lessons The Government Teaches Us About Object-Oriented Programming

As Benjamin Franklin once famously said, “the only two things that are certain in life are death and taxes.” His point, while political, has a good perspective on one of life’s ever-persistent truths: the fact that governments exist in every country, and, largely, they have some of the same benefits and drawbacks everywhere.

However, the ubiquity of governments around the world also gives us a unique opportunity to learn some lessons from them as developers, particularly about principles of object oriented programming. Governments serve as perfet object lessons (pun intended), demonstrating some of the good, the bad, and the ugly object-oriented practices we see.

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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 @ 1:00 am | Comment (1) | Categories: Best Practices, Object-Oriented Development, Technology, Uncategorized
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