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Why Libraries are better than Frameworks

Thursday, September 23, 2010
By Tom Lokhorst
Why Libraries are better than Frameworks

There are two ways to design an application: based a particular framework, or using libraries. Actually, there are a lot more ways to build applications, including combinations of the two, but let’s just focus on those. First, let’s define the word “framework”. I want to set it apart from what I call a platform.... »