posted by Eugenia Loli on Mon 10th Apr 2006 03:58 UTC
Good news! Inheritance and polymorphism can facilitate more concise code, which reduces waste throughout the lifecycle of a C++ product. By pushing more generic code into base classes, you can help reduce application code clutter as well as cutting down on code duplication. In this article, software consultant Stephen Morris insists that less code means less testing, lower maintenance costs, and easier upgrades.