CSE442 -4- Eclecticism

CSE442 -4- Eclecticism - Eclecticism Pronunciation:...

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Eclecticism Pronunciation: e-'klek-tik 1 : selecting what appears to be best in various doctrines, methods, or styles 2 : composed of elements drawn from various sources;
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Dogma Pronunciation: 'dog-m&, 'däg- 1 : something held as an established opinion; especially : a definite authoritative tenet 2 : a code of such tenets <pedagogical dogma > 3 : a point of view or tenet put forth as authoritative without adequate grounds
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get a sense of perspective Go-to’s, pointers, and issues of clarity Go-tos are not to be “avoided at all costs”. It is, instead, serpentine code that needs to be avoided. Simplicity and clarity should override most other design decisions. A go- to, in particular, is a powerful tool when used as a direct, no-nonsense jump under well-stated conditions, and can very closely follow problem-space behavior if used with some planning and forethought (Ada, a language designed from scratch by smart French people, contains a goto keyword). On the other hand, the indirection of a pointer tends to be a computer-space construct, that is often confusing and - if honesty should prevail - unnecessary (Java, the latest geek programming language, does not allow the use of pointers). ... Eastman Kodak’s coding standards
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Religious Wars Coding Standards Bracket Placement Variable Names / Naming Conventions Indentation OO vs. non-OO (you can, but should you?) Differences between what you can do and what you should do (multi-platform? configurability?) Design Patterns vs. Design Documentation Standards
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The Emotional Topic of Coding Standards Please be patient with these coding standards until they become natural. .. it is only then that an honest opinion as to correctness or utility can be formed. They need
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course CSE 442 taught by Professor Buckley during the Fall '06 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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CSE442 -4- Eclecticism - Eclecticism Pronunciation:...

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