[Chicago-talk] super complex object

Edward Summers ehs at pobox.com
Mon Aug 1 14:25:18 PDT 2005

On Aug 1, 2005, at 4:08 PM, JT Smith wrote:
> Any suggestions? It seems that I can't be the only one to have run  
> into an
> overcomplicated object. Help a brother out. =)

It sounds like you've got a God Object on your hands [1]. My advice  
would be to try to take a new look at your problem domain with  
something like CRC cards [2] and try to get a better sense of the  
classes and their interactions.


[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_object
[2] http://c2.com/doc/oopsla89/paper.html

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