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Fixer vs Dreamer

When I have time to do anything I want, I always tend to look for solutions to problems that I have confronted. It could be an old lingering annoyance. It could be something that I know is just over the horizon. In any case, I look for workable solutions.

I guess this is a long way of saying I’m a fixer and not a dreamer. I’m not one to come up with some grand new widget. I am the guy that you bring your idea to so that it can be made real. I “make things.”

So as I sit in the Ford dealership waiting for a LOF on my truck. I find myself looking at façade patterns and how they can be used in a quasi-AOP style to wrap methods with boilerplate code.  I know it sounds rather boing, but that’s what I like to do when I’ve got an hour to kill and no other demands taxing my pea brain.

Here’s a link to the article if you care…

http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/1104555/Function-Decorator-Pattern-Reanimation-of-Function

Aspect-Oriented Programming

As I build up the next version of my Carbon framework, I have been researching everything and anything that might help make my life and my teammates’ lives easier.  To that end, I hit upon Aspect-Oriented Programming (again).  I had seen it before but for whatever reason it failed to resonate with me.  This time, I hit a power chord by way of PostSharp.
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