Everything old is new again

I feel I’m too young to be making this kind of statement, but the sense of deja vu I get when reading about the layouts in WPF makes me nearly laugh out loud. Of all the things I can remember about Java 1.0 (this was before any number of things we take for granted now) I know that LayoutManagers exist – including the insanely hard to use GridBagLayout. Fortunately I learned over time that it wasn’t always the most appropriate manager (far from it) but it was powerful. Ever since I started using .NET I’ve been annoyed at WinForms’ lack … Continue reading Everything old is new again