The point is missed

Museum of public mistakes and unfinished projects

Archive for the ‘Objects’ Category

Tell don’t ask templating?

leave a comment »

Velocity is my favourite templating language so far due to it’s simplicity, general applicability and it’s clean cut between implementation and layout. It is dynamic so changes take place right away. And it’s fast.

I do have one complaint though and it is a trait velocity shares with a lot of templating languages: All decisions are made with if/else statements. This is fine in a lot of cases but there are times when it gets annoying.

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements

Written by johlrogge

August 30, 2008 at 6:40 pm

Storing objects

leave a comment »

Those who know me professionally probably know that I hate relational databases… Those who know me a bit better know that I don’t really hate databases but I think that they are overused and a whole lot of applications could very well do without them, in fact they would be easier to write if it was not for the sometimes awkward process of mapping objects to relational data.

Read the rest of this entry »

Written by johlrogge

July 17, 2007 at 12:03 am

Posted in Objects, Ruby