Base Classes are Evil

Speaker: Cliff Hammerschmidt

Summary: I truly believe that base classes (note: not interfaces) have lead to some of the major problems we have in maintaining and updating our code bases. I'll explain why I believe this and show my alternative approach to structuring code for reuse.

Note: The regular networking session will follow the (short) talk, so please feel free to come out just to meet new people. We welcome all kinds, not just software developers.

Note: RSVPs hold a seat until 6:45, after that it's first-come-first-serve. (So if you don't want to pay you don't have to.)

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  • Casey

    Will slides be available? :)

    August 1, 2013

  • Guennadi

    Thanks for the "eye opener" Cliff.
    Grown up in a COM world I took interfaces for granted.
    You reminded that interface concept is far wider than COM.

    August 1, 2013

  • Cliff H.

    1 · August 1, 2013

  • Ryan

    excellent and relevant topic. I would like to see more discussion on pattern oriented development.

    July 31, 2013

  • juan c.

    Really interesting and enlightening

    July 31, 2013

  • FLBiz

    may i pay on the meet ?

    July 31, 2013

    • Cliff H.

      The meetup is free, payment is only requires to RSVP to hold a seat. After 6:45 it is First Come First Serve.

      July 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What's the itinerary for Wednesday look like? I just might be able to come.

    July 29, 2013

    • Cliff H.

      Doors open at 6:45, talk at 7:00, networking by 8:00, doors close at 9:30.

      July 30, 2013

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