“90% of development today uses a lego block construction technique of taking parts and assembling the parts in a way that makes them creatively responsive to a specific need or function.” — Jim Routh
In Part 02 of our talk with Jim Routh, Jim talks about the history of components, the original idea behind a component repository and where we are today. His observation that GitHub has become the defacto location for mobile developers is an interesting one, but it still begs the question: Who is going to vet the components?
Listing to the Interview: Jim Routh – Components and Reusability
“There are very few techniques of verifying or validating the quality of a component. In some cases the ownership of the component is an issue that has to be identified, and in most cases the security vulnerabilities embedded in the component aren’t always identified. – Jim Routh”