[thelist] {server side] programming practices resources

David.Cantrell at Gunter.AF.mil David.Cantrell at Gunter.AF.mil
Fri Jan 31 09:35:01 CST 2003

>I am managing to move from procedural code to function based coding and
>looking more at object-oriented coding for web based applications.
>Does anyone know of any good resources (be they sites or books or
>whatever) that help gumbies like me learn effective practices with
>respect to OOP and function based programming? (Particular technologies
>are not important, just practices such as planning, code layout,
>modularisation etc.)

Actually, come to think of it I know exactly the right place for you to
look. ;)

Check out Ward Cunningham's WikiWikiWeb, specifically it's Category Listing:


Near the bottom of the page you'll find category headings for Patterns as
well as general development and programming discussions.

The wiki is a discussion that is not threaded -- anyone can edit any page at
any time. There are over 20,000 wiki pages dealing with all manner of
programming topics, but mostly focusing on Extreme Programming and object

I've learned a *lot* from this site over the past few years. There are some
incredibly smart developers over there.


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