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Getter, Setter, Never?

Published on December 04, 2019 and filed under Software engineering
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The rigmarole of starting a new project can be tedious. You have to create a bunch of basic classes and fill in all their getters and setters. Luckily your IDE can automate this for you. But should you even generate these methods? Take a look at when getters and setters are an anti pattern. Learn how to improve your classes and readability of your code.
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Yannick De Pauw

Making sure the people around him are happy, things look pretty and products reach a greater audience,... that's why this people & marketing manager sets his alarm clock on weekdays.

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