I'm trying to figure out what the Anti-Corruption layer really means. I know that it's a way to transition/work around legacy code or bad APIs. What I don't understand is how it works and what makes ...
I need to reserve usernames in my new website. These generally fall into three categories 1) usernames no-one should have (eg: admin, user, service, help, root, etc) 2) names of super famous people ...
How necessary is it to follow defensive programming practices for code that will never be made publicly available?
I'm writing a Java implementation of a card game, so I created a special type of Collection I'm calling a Zone. All modification methods of Java's Collection are unsupported, but there's a method in ...
Are there any guidelines for placing methods in API when the placement isn't obvious? Example: I have classes A and B and a method X. The work being carried out can be phrased in two ways: A does X ...