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If I Only Had a Hammer...


Gordon Weakliem's Radio Weblog walks through the my only tool is a hammer story wrt object programming.

I love the point about over-objectification

[leading] to either having lots of behaviorless data objects, or improperly adding behavior into objects, because there must be some useful operation you could do with it

The key is having a full toolbox and knowing when to choose which tool.

Every problem is not a nail - respect the screws