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Definition of the noun Antipattern

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  1. [software engineering] A design pattern that appears obvious but is ineffective or far from optimal in practice.

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Google previewMicrosoft .NET - Architecting Applications for the Enterprise (2008)

Architecting Applications for the Enterprise by Andrea Saltarello, Dino Esposito

AntiPattern: An antipattern is a pattern that tells how to go from a problem to a bad solution. Put this way, one could reasonably wonder why antipatterns are worth the effort of defining them. For matter and antimatter, it's all about the thirst for ...

Google previewJ2EE Design Patterns (2003)

Patterns in the Real World by William Crawford, Jonathan Kaplan

The Round-Tripping antipattern is a common misuse of network resources. It occurs when a large amount of data, like the results of a database lookup, needs to be transferred. Instead of sending back one large chunk of data, each individual ...

Google previewPresentation Patterns (2012)

Techniques for Crafting Better Presentations by Neal Ford, Matthew McCullough, Nathaniel Schutta

Mechanics The Cookie Cutter antipattern is an easy but avoidable trap. Get away from the idea that every slide must be complete. Paragraphs in written works have various lengths, suited to the subject matter. Think hard about the idea you ...

Google previewJavaScript: Novice to Ninja (2014)

by Darren Jones

An antipattern is a piece of code that's accepted bad practice. It generally causes more problems than it solves and should be avoided. As you write more JavaScript, it's a good idea to try and follow as many patterns as possible. They'll save ...

Google previewOCP: Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer II Study Guide (2015)

Exam 1Z0-809 by Jeanne Boyarsky, Scott Selikoff

An antipattern is a common solution to a reoccurring problem that tends to lead to unmanageable or difficult-to-use code. Anti-patterns often appear in complex systems as time goes on, when developers implement a series of successive ...

Google previewThe Definitive Guide to Apache MyFaces and Facelets (2008)

by Martin Marinschek, Zubin Wadia, Hazem Saleh, Dennis Byrne

The Map Trick antipattern is a hack used to invoke business methods from view templates via an obscure limitation in the JSP and JSF specifications. By invoking business methods from a template, the view and model become tightly coupled.

Google previewCybersecurity (2013)

Managing Systems, Conducting Testing, and Investigating Intrusions by Thomas J. Mowbray

An antipattern is a bad practice that is widely in evidence. Antipatterns make you aware of mistakes and give those practices a bad name. The chapter starts with an explanation of antipatterns. A pattern resolves design forces and yields ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Antipattern An antipattern is a frequently used, but largely ineffective, solution to a problem. AMIBIOS (AMI BIOS) AMIBIOS is one of the original brands of basic input/output system (BIOS) chip and is probably the most commonly installed BIOS ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Computer Science (2016)

by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr

gate AND operation AND/OR graph Andreessen, Marc Android animation ANN annotation anonymization anonymous FTP anorak ANOVA ANSI antialiasing antipattern antistatic precautions antisymmetric relation antivirus program anytime ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Science and Technology (2012)

by Mehdi Khosrowpour

Antipattern: a structure used in software design that seems to be beneficial initially, but has significant, unintended negative consequences (Dietrich, 2009) Antivirus Software: 1. a software designed to detect ...

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Skype's Password Antipattern

As seen in Skype for Windows 4.2. Skype asks you to trust them with your login credentials to other sites, like Google. The alternative is to use oAuth, where Skype lets Google authenticate you and Skype never sees or stores your Google credentials.

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Antipattern Meaning

Video shows what antipattern means. A design pattern that may be commonly used but is ineffective and/or counterproductive in practice.. Antipattern Meaning.

Scrabble value of A1N1T1I1P3A1T1T1E1R1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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