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Friday, December 21, 2007

Patterns of Change

Reg Braithwaite knows...

Of course I recommend reading the original. But may I add, please do not get sucked into arguing whether Design Patterns are good, or whether IDE refactorings really work, or any of the other technical points that are so much fun to rehash for the millionth time.

Instead, consider the cultural forces at work. Cultural problems cannot be solved with technology. If you are an advocate for change, ask yourself what sort of cultural change is needed, not what sort of technical problems need to be solved.

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