The dangers of object oriented designs

M_a_s_s_i (11.May.2017 at 12:00, 25 min)
Talk at jsDay 2017 (English - UK)

Rating: 5 of 5

Object orientation has been all the rage since the late 80s (at least for those old enough to remember).
And this is not a passing fad: very recently a class construct has been added to the Javascript standard to make writing object oriented code simpler.

On the other hand functional programming is gaining popularity, and the average developer has a hard time understanding what's really going on, which trend is just a fashion and which practices are actually useful.
To shed some light on this we'll see what was the real vision when object orientation was invented, what is still good about it, what is troublesome, and how we can use this knowledge to write better code.

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Rating: 3 of 5

11.May.2017 at 12:34 by _odino_ (7 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very good content, but the execution lacked a bit, I almost fell asleep :)

Rating: 5 of 5

11.May.2017 at 12:39 by Alberto Quaglia (6 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Great talk, clear and very interesting

Rating: 5 of 5

11.May.2017 at 12:50 by Marco Mazzocchi (12 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very detailed talk

Rating: 5 of 5

11.May.2017 at 15:38 by Samuele Cat Gatti (34 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Very very interesting talk.

Rating: 5 of 5

11.May.2017 at 15:58 by Luciano Mammino (9 comments) via Web2 LIVE

This was one of the talks I enjoyed more during the whole conference. It's not easy to discuss this very opinionated kind of topics in such a short amount of time, but I have to say, Massi did it very well! He told his own story, his trip to switching his mindset from classic C++ OOP practices to a more functional approach along many years. Plus he backed all his opinions with quotes from some big IT experts and influencers making the rationale behind the talk even stronger. Now it's up to us to embrace a more functional mindset during our daily job and see how it works for us! Thanks Massi!

Rating: 5 of 5

11.May.2017 at 20:54 by Giorgio Beggiora (56 comments) via Web2 LIVE

high quality talk, really interesting point of view about the OO topic

Rating: 5 of 5

12.May.2017 at 16:54 by Tony Mrakovcic (21 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Inspirational and mindset altering

Rating: 5 of 5

12.May.2017 at 19:44 by Stjepan Golemac (12 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Didn't expect this kind of a talk but it was awesome.

Rating: 5 of 5

12.May.2017 at 22:03 by Andy Johnson (16 comments) via Web2 LIVE

finally I understood the idea around smalltalk - great talk, helps who has worked for ages beginning with Fortran, C, C++

Rating: 4 of 5

14.May.2017 at 00:05 by Enrico Bono (15 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Nice talk. I do not always like extremism, but the topic is interesting and the position clear. Thanks for your talk.

Rating: 4 of 5

26.May.2017 at 19:23 by Samuele Lilli (50 comments) via Web2 LIVE

Nice contents but I would have raise a little bit the rhythm: the other talk of Massimiliano was nearly perfect :)

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