Kola Oyedeji

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"Don't talk to strangers" may sound like the advice your mother used to give you as a child, but as is so often the case, mother knows best. As we'll soon see, "don't talk to strangers" or "only talk to your friends" is advice that can apply to programming as well. In programming terms, this general concept is known as the Law of Demeter, and it's a great programming practice that facilitates a reduction in coupling between objects in object-oriented applications. Before you turn to the next article and dismiss this as applicable to OO programming but having no relevance to your procedural Fusebox application, read on as you'll see that the benefits of the Law of Demeter can easily be gained in any application that uses ColdFusion components (CFCs). By applying the Law of Demeter, you can reduce coupling between your CFCs and make your application more flexible and... (more)