Systems, where I’ve started out “as simple as possible”, and later wished that I had baked in an IoC container from the beginning: Several.

Systems, where I’ve baked in Castle Windsor from the beginning, and where I later wished that I hadn’t: 0.


(IMO, using an IoC container does not increase overall complexity – it just moves some of the complexity out of my code, and into a thing that implements a bunch of useful patterns in a slightly more opaque way than if I’d implemented those things myself.)

One thought on “Just a personal observation regarding the recent IoC debate on Twitter

  • 19. May 2012 at 00:42

    This is very true. IoC is a versatile and refreshing baseline for nearly any application.

    Mix equal parts event system and a smart approach to any needed configuration and it’s definitely software bliss! ;)

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