Design Patterns For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 28, 2006 - Computers - 308 pages
There's a pattern here, and here's how to use it!

Find out how the 23 leading design patterns can save you time and trouble

Ever feel as if you've solved this programming problem before? You — or someone — probably did, and that's why there's a design pattern to help this time around. This book shows you how (and when) to use the famous patterns developed by the "Gang of Four," plus some new ones, all designed to make your programming life easier.

Discover how to:

  • Simplify the programming process with design patterns
  • Make the most of the Decorator, Factory, and Adapter patterns
  • Identify which pattern applies
  • Reduce the amount of code needed for a task
  • Create your own patterns
 

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MY EDITION OF "THE RABBT & THE HARE" BY BARBARA PUCHASE, HAS ABSOLUTELY NO RELEVANCE TO THE BLOKE CALLING HIMSELF STEVE PHD HOTZNER OR DESIGN PATTERNS FOR DUMMIES OR ANY OF THE OTHER TAGS ATTACHED. I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOUR GAME IS STEVE phd ( AS IF!! ) HOTZNER, BUT IT IS IDIOTIC. Read full review

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Good book with easy to understand examples.

Contents

Part I Getting to Know Patterns
5
Part II Becoming an OOP Master
117
Part III The Part of Tens
257

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Steve Holzner is the award-winning author of 100 books on computing. He’s a former contributing editor for PC Magazine, and has been on the faculty of Cornell University and MIT. In addition to his busy writing schedule, he gives programming classes to corporate programmers around the country and runs his own training company, which you can find at http://www.onsiteglobal.com/.

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