Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Visitor Pattern – Part 4

The interface approach introduced in Part 2 of this series and extended in Part 3 did cover most of our needs. But there is nothing that can’t be done better with the right tools.

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The Visitor Pattern – Part 3

In Part 2 of this series we learned about a more flexible implementation of the Visitor Pattern than the traditional approach. But we can do better.

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The Visitor Pattern – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series we learned about the benefits of the Visitor Pattern and saw a basic approach according to the GoF description. As clean and elegant the visitor pattern might look in the first place, it nonetheless … Continue reading

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The Visitor Pattern – Part 1

Some of you might have already heard of the Visitor Pattern, especially if you have read the GoF book Design Patterns, but do you really use it? Do you use it often? The common answer to this question is No. … Continue reading

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Anticlimax

It looks like the recent preview of RAD Studio XE didn’t met expectations of many developers resulting in a massive popular outrage. Beleive it or not, but ranting and shouting will not change anything about the upcoming release. I suggest … Continue reading

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