News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Scott Mattocks:
LUCID Development
September 12, 2012 @ 08:14:46

Scott Mattocks has a new post to his site today about a set of development principles he's proposing called "LUCID" (similar in idea to SOLID) - Logs, Unit Tested, Configurable, has Isolated features and is fully Documented.

Building software with a clear set of use cases and requirements is a relatively straight forward process. Various design patterns exist to help you solve problems which others have come across already. You can use principles like SOLID to help separate your classes and simplify your code. [...] Using a set of guidelines like SOLID may make it easier to swap out a broken class for a new class, but they don't really help you identify the problem or fix any data corruption which may have occurred. Knowing you have a problem and being able to isolate and fix the problem is just as important, if not more so, than being able to rely on consistent interfaces from your factory method. That is why I am proposing an additional set of software development guidelines called "LUCID code."

He defines it as "code with understands that bugs are unavoidable" and is able to give developers feedback through its own logging, tests and documentation. With correctly isolated code, development can be segmented and worked at the same time and make changing requirements and updating functionality simpler in the long run.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
lucid development principles framework proposal


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Richard Thomas' Blog: Solar Framework Shorts - Creating your own OpenID Auth Adapter

ServerGrove Blog: Configuring Symfony to use Zend Framework 1.8.0 new Autoloader

Mike Potter's Blog: PHP and Flex - JSON, XML or AMFPHP?

Phil Bennett: Do We Need a Framework For That? Or Hurry Up PHP-FIG

Zend Developer Zone: Zend Framework Browser Plugins


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


application list community framework language api podcast developer laravel series interview zendserver development deployment conference code release introduction tips version

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework