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Plug-In Literature [on hold]

I'm searching books,magazines ect. about plug-ins in general, but the only thing I can find are sites about wordpress and eclipse plug-ins. Do you know any good book,magazine or article that explains ...
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Eventing vs. Event-Driven Programming, How Do They Relate?

This week, in an ongoing job search, I was asked the following pre-screening question: What is eventing? How is it useful to event something in an application? In my consequent research, besides ...
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Design patterns for simple text based scripting language?

In my current application I am trying to determine the best way to implement a simple scripting language. This language would allow a user to create a script that controls a machine with various ...
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Is there a way of objectively measuring the efficiency or quality of software or code design?

I've been thinking about ways of measuring code, and, quite frankly, I can't think of truly objective, semi-universal ways of evaluating the quality or "strength" of code to say, "Yes, this is better ...
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Is there a formal term for functions that have static state across executions?

Two examples, one in PHP: function adder($i){ static $a = 0; $a += $i; return $a; } A similar effect can be achieved with closures in javascript: ...
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What's the difference between declarative syntax and encapsulation?

I had been first introduced to the idea of declarative syntax when using Angular JS. From what I understand, the idea is that you say, "do this" instead of "in order to do this, do this, this and this"...
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Combine abstract factory with decorator pattern [closed]

I'm working on a simple project of software engineering that should combine two patterns. I choose Abstract Factory and Decorator patterns to modify (dynamically) objects created with the concrete ...