Dicho en EDGE, el foro de usuarios de Allfusion Plex.
I'm a Plex true believer. I was on vacation last week and I ran into a guy that works for Red Hat as a kernel developer. We had a discussion about system vs. application programming. He was rather dismissive of code generators. This also seems to be true of most Java developers.
(the following applies to experienced Plex developers) If you can tolerate 10 times more time to develop your application, fewer features, less consistency, 10 times more bugs due to lazy coding and you just absolutely need the source code to do it your way, you can squeeze 5% to maybe 10% more efficiency out of your application. Big Fat Deal.
The learning curve is steep and long but the payoff is big.
You need fewer SMART developers. Most shops try to just have fewer CHEAP developers and never realize any benefits.
sábado, enero 08, 2005
A propósito de una pregunta circunstancial, Christopher Smith define, en poco más de dos párrafos, la razón por la que los generadores de código devendrán la forma predominante de construír software. Frente a la nube de desarrolladores y dirigentes de IT que prefieren la construcción de código basados en su escritura directa ("handcoding"), la diferencia la hace la productividad: