Tag Archives: thoughtworks

Inherit or Compose?

Object-Oriented Programming has brought lot of very interesting discussions over the years. One of them is about deciding when one should use inheritance, or composition. I read a pretty nice article about it recently. Here is how the article ends: Inheritance should only be used when: Both classes are in the same logical domain The […]

What Is Software Architecture?

“Architecture is….the important stuff, whatever that is.” “We need to put less effort on quality so we can build more features for our next release.” Really? How you define the quality of your software in regards to architecture? Where do you place your customers’ ability to compete into that picture? Why keep your code base […]