An Empirical Study into Use of Dependency Injection in Java

  title={An Empirical Study into Use of Dependency Injection in Java},
  author={Hong Yul Yang and Ewan D. Tempero and Hayden Melton},
  journal={19th Australian Conference on Software Engineering (aswec 2008)},
Over the years many guidelines have been offered as to how to achieve good quality designs. We would like to be able to determine to what degree these guidelines actually help. To do that, we need to be able to determine when the guidelines have been followed. This is often difficult as the guidelines are often presented as heuristics or otherwise not completely specified. Nevertheless, we believe it is important to gather quantitative data on the effectiveness of design guidelines wherever… CONTINUE READING
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