Starting with React is quite easy. You just need to install the npm package and can create your components. However, unlike Angular, React is not providing a whole ecosystem which comes with a architecture and everything necessary like router, module system, components, templates already prepared for immediate start. Angular is a framework, whereas React is a library for creating ui interfaces! This is a huge difference (framework vs. library). In this short article I show an example architecture which you can use, if you don’t know how to structure your app.Continue reading “React: initial project setup, structure and architecture”
OOP is associated with Inheritance, Encapsulation and Polymorphism. These should enable maintainable and re-usable code. Let’s see how this ends up in practice and what are the solutions, so that you REALLY get maintainable and re-usable code. Based on an interesting and entertaining article on medium by Charles Scalfani. This article is a summary. If you need some explanations and examples you should read the original article.Continue reading “Flaws in OOP practice: use flat composition and interfaces instead of hierarchical inheritance!”
It is time for me to dig deeper into Python and setup an own project! This article will contain a collection of links with useful articles experienced developers, so that they can easily get into Python.Continue reading “Python & Django Introduction for Developers”
Starting from Python decorators I wanted to dig deeper what the software engineering community says about decorators and differences to other main concepts. I come up with following recommendations:
- When to use AOP or decorator in your architecture: https://crosscuttingconcerns.com/AOP-vs-decorator
- Difference between AOP and decorator:
- Decorator and subclassing and good mentioning of common Liskov violation: https://stackoverflow.com/a/15231311
- Decorator and class hierarchy:
- Starting point: decorators in Python (nice and simple introduction into topic)
- A second introduction, but Angular:
There is the little bit misleading composer command: composer update. It also allow to only update 1 to n packages with composer update package1 package2 (package names as arguments. Howevery, there is a constraint to be considered! composer update is updating the packages within the defined requirements – thus it is not updating the package.json!
If you want to install the newest package version, you must add the package as a new requirement with composer require. This way the newest (or older version if dependencies are blocking the newest) package will be used. composer install overwrites the package.json.