August 19th, 2013, 11:54 AM
Where should my collection of data objects be instantiated?
Philosophical question here. When I write windows form applications, I try very hard to keep UI and data structures separate. But I wonder if I am doing it the best way, OO-wise.
For instance, if I have MyClass, and my application requires many of them, perhaps stored in a List, should I make that List<MyCLass> a member of the Form1 (with Form1 being the "main" form)? If not, where should I instantiate the List? Any opinion on public vs. private declaration, or is it just a matter of whatever is needed?
public partial class Form1 : Form
private List<MyClass> myClassList; // good idea? Bad idea?
public Form1 ()
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