The Dependency Inversion Principle deals with how to correctly design classes such that their dependency on one another causes the least amount of work in case of a change. Uncle Bob’s definition of DIP states: High-level modules should not depend on low-level modules. Both should depend on abstractions. Abstractions should not depend on details. Details… Read More

For Agile methodologies to really work with the promised increase in efficiency, it’s important that all participating team members be generalists rather than specialists. For some companies migrating to Agile from other traditional methodologies, this may not be the case. I have worked with companies that have well-defined and assigned roles for Business Analysts, Database… Read More

Another fundemental principle of object-oriented software design is the Open-Closed Principle. According to Uncle Bob (Robert Martin), this principle states that: Software entities (classes, modules, functions, etc.) should beopen for extension, but closed for modification. Essentially, what this means is that software’s design should be such that it’s behavior can be modified by extending the… Read More