developerWorks: Build a Perl/CGI Voting System
Jun 06, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Allan Peda)
"It's no secret that software is becoming increasingly complex
and that we are seeing additional layers added to systems in an
effort to keep software components modular. The primary result
should be that these systems are now easier to maintain and more
scalable, yet sometimes these techniques are simply overkill that
results in over-designed software. In other cases, developers
choose an overly complex but well-known technology rather than
investigate a simpler but less familiar alternative.
"After all, if all one has is a hammer, then every problem looks
like a nail..."