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Article of Interest: Programming for Information Architects

Contributed by on Apr 25, 2003 - 12:53 AM

Programming for Information Architects

by Andrew Otwell

“You might have more in common with programmers than you think. Both programming and IA are mindsets oriented towards abstraction. We both generally want to find patterns and rules that describe and predict.”

Have you ever been sitting in a meeting that takes a sudden turn for the incomprehensible? “I’ll subclass the DataProvider class to add an array of names, then you can override the sort method on that.” Yep, that’s a programmer talking. Nothing to do with information architecture, right? Well, not really.

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