Tags: trait

Mixins or Traits? That is the Question

A couple of days ago, a discussion came up in an uqbar foundation[1] mailing list about the Java 8 Interfaces Default Methods. They were named as «mixins», but I corrected them and

Tags: object-design

About inheritance as means of reuse

When talking about Smalltalk, there is definitively an over use on the possibility to add messages to Object class. It is so easy to do it, that people usually do it just to