Entries Tagged ‘code reuse’

Know thy tools

A few years ago, I wrote a post on why I don’t trust 3rd party APIs. It has never been more true than today (in days of NuGet, npm and other package managers) when adding an API is a matter of seconds. Seriously, you don’t even have to break a sweat. Package managers and web […]

Reinventing the wheel vs. code reuse

Lately I have been marked as a ‘reinventing the wheel’ guy. I don’t object to that. After all, when I see this cool new feature, I just need to see how it was made. And since I am there, I can also test my skills and rewrite it. But is it really that bad to […]