A Philosophically Engineered Approach to the Processing of Parameters
April 18, 2012 Ted Holt
Note: The code accompanying this article is available for download here.
Too often we humans give little thought to what we do or why we do it, even though taking an organized approach to an activity has its advantages. In this article, I present one approach to the handling of parameters in programs and tell why I consider this a good way to process parameters.
Parameters are data that are supplied to a program in order to affect the way it behaves. For example, the ability to supply file names, member names, and various options to the Copy File