[OT] memory management -- was Re: itoa'd you so?

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 16:43:44 MDT 2007


On 9/20/07, Dave Smith <dave at thesmithfam.org> wrote:
> I'm surprised no one has mentioned Aspect Oriented Programming for
> debugging, which to me is a textbook no-brainer application. It operates
> (potentially) directly on the parse tree and should be ideal for
> removing/adding debugging code at build time (or even run time). Is it dead?
>
> --Dave

AOP is alive and well, and quickly becoming main-stream in the java
world.  Popular IoC containers such as Spring provide runtime or
compile-time weaving.  It's common to see AOP used for
logging/debugging in medium to large java apps.

-Bryan



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