To learn dependency injection in a current side-project, I am writing my own dependency injection container. But this has lead me to wonder, at what point is it worthwhile to use a third party ...
I have designed a generic DAO in Java and am having confusion about whether to refactor it to different design or not. PS Don't say to use already existing 3rd person framework. I know there are some ...
Developing wheel reinventing tendencies into a skill as opposed to reluctantly learning wheel-finding skills? [duplicate]
I am more of a high-level wheel reinventor. I definitely prefer to make use of existing API features built into a language and popular third-party frameworks that I know can solve the problem, ...
I recently asked a question on StackOverflow that was related to string splitting and pattern matching in .NET. Some beady eyed developers that viewed the question said: "It looks like you're trying ...
I work for the State of California. Our programming team in my opinion is not really a 'team' in that we usually work solo on projects throughout the application/systems complete life-cycle. The end ...
When writing a resume, should I be concerned that certain open source projects I've created might be a hindrance to me because they would be perceived as reinventing the wheel? I've created a few ...
I am working on a fairly large and buggy application - and due to the way it's written (I'll spare you details, but it violates rules in most areas you can think of), it is next to impossible ...
Yeah, I hear all the popular wisdom about not re-inventing the wheel. It may be allowed that making some tiny wheels from scratch is good practice for beginners, but generally in real life, we ...
Do the following scenarios count as "reinventing the wheel" in your book? A solution exists, but not in the language you want to use, and existing solutions can't be interfaced with the language you ...
Its common knowledge in programming that reinventing the wheel is bad or evil. But why is that? I am not suggesting that it's good. I believe it to be wrong. However, I once read an article that ...