Legacy Programming Languages: Need of the hour ?

Legacy Programming Languages: Need of the hour ?


On the 50th anniversary of COBOL in Aug 2009, a blogger Jeff Atwood shared some interesting statistics regarding COBOL (one of many legacy languages) and explained why COBOL is found “Everywhere & Nowhere”. You may call the statistics outdated now but mere 3.5 years will hardly make any difference to the 50 years of setup of 250 Billion active lines of code (of COBOL). Here is the excerpts from the writing. “Today COBOL is everywhere, yet is largely unheard of among the ...
Legacy Programming Languages: Need of the hour ?

Legacy Programming Languages: Need of the hour ?


On the 50th anniversary of COBOL in Aug 2009, a blogger Jeff Atwood shared some interesting statistics regarding COBOL (one of many legacy languages) and explained why COBOL is found “Everywhere & Nowhere”. You may call the statistics outdated now but mere 3.5 years will hardly make any difference to the 50 years of setup of 250 Billion active lines of code (of COBOL). Here is the excerpts from the writing.
Strategy Design Pattern

Strategy Design Pattern


Design patterns are better understood when we try learning them with an example. Lets take up a problem here. Problem: Lets say there are Animals which can fly and those which cannot. Since, the world is constantly evolving, any animal can be given the ability to fly by nature, or the ability can be taken from the animal. Design: The problem that the great mathematician ‘Nature’ faces here is, ‘How to incorporate a new behavior of flying within the present ...