Michael Feathers, Brian Foote, Richard P. Gabriel, Joshua Kerievsky, Eliot Miranda and Dave Ungar put Objects on trial and found them guilty for not living up to their promise.
Michael Feathers is an Agile pioneer. Brian Foote is Senior Scientist at the Refactoryand. Richard P. Gabriel has been a researcher at Stanford, Distinguished Engineer at Sun and IBM. Joshua Kerievsky is the thought leader behind Industrial XP. Eliot Miranda is a Smalltalk VM implementor and was technical lead for VisualWorks. Dave Ungar received the 2009 Dahl-Nygaard award, and is an ACM Fellow.
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So, in summary?
- strive for readability, because beauty is in the eye of the next programmer who needs to change your code.
- generics can be hard.
- OO beauty should not get in the way of performance
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