Originally posted by ersin eser:
IMHO, XML(postmature infant) and related technologies are out of control.I have seen quite a lot Web Services demo, code, and etc. And each time I couldn't stop asking myself : Why K.I.L.L ?
Originally posted by Jamie Robertson:
isn't KISS - keep it simple, stupid?
Or maybe typing menu.add(menuitem56) doesn't give the same thrill that menu.add(menuitem1) did. I also find that debugging is a lot easier with an IDE. I don't find that the IDE is doing things for me that I don't know how to do. I find that the IDE does things for me that I don't want to do.
Originally posted by Michael Ernest:
Do it really take 60 MB of code to help write and debug my code more efficiently? Or aren't we really trying to find ways to avoid knowing stuff through templates and pre-built macros?
Originally posted by Mark Spritzler:
Alright enough of this XML bashing. It's time I stood up for XML and put up the good argument.
OK here is goes.
There are two styles in programming. One is to take a complex problem and to offer a solution so simple, so the outer observer is astounded and cannot believe his own eyes: "How did you do that? And this works?"