Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design
"One of the great things about the book is the way the authors explain concepts very simply using analogies rather than programming examples–this has been very inspiring for a product I'm working on: an audio-only introduction to OOP and software development."
"...I would expect that readers with a basic understanding of object-oriented programming and design would find this book useful, before approaching design patterns completely. Design Patterns Explained complements the existing design patterns texts and may perform a very useful role, fitting between introductory texts such as UML Distilled and the more advanced patterns books."
Leverage the quality and productivity benefits of patterns–without the complexity! Design Patterns Explained, Second Edition is the field's simplest, clearest, most practical introduction to patterns. Using dozens of updated Java examples, it shows programmers and architects exactly how to use patterns to design, develop, and deliver software far more effectively.
You'll start with a complete overview of the fundamental principles of patterns, and the role of object-oriented analysis and design in contemporary software development. Then, using easy-to-understand sample code, Alan Shalloway and James Trott illuminate dozens of today's most useful patterns: their underlying concepts, advantages, tradeoffs, implementation techniques, and pitfalls to avoid. Many patterns are accompanied by UML diagrams.
Building on their best-selling First Edition, Shalloway and Trott have thoroughly updated this book to reflect new software design trends, patterns, and implementation techniques. Reflecting extensive reader feedback, they have deepened and clarified coverage throughout, and reorganized content for even greater ease of understanding. New and revamped coverage in this edition includes
Gentle yet thorough, this book assumes no patterns experience whatsoever. It's the ideal "first book" on patterns, and a perfect complement to Gamma's classic Design Patterns. If you're a programmer or architect who wants the clearest possible understanding of design patterns–or if you've struggled to make them work for you–read this book.
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Very much like the example-driven method used by Shalloway and Trott to relate object-oriented software design to software design patterns. I learned much about how to design objects, and about common design patterns. Read full review
The Limitations of Traditional ObjectOriented Design
The Abstract Factory Pattern
Building by Adding Distinctions
Comparison with the Previous Solution
Abstract Classes vs Interfaces
Commonality and Variability Analysis and Application Design
Other Advantages of Studying Design Patterns
Introducing the Facade Pattern
The Adapter Pattern
Find What Is Varying and Encapsulate
The Strategy Pattern
An Observation About Using Design Patterns
More Requirements for the International ECommerce Case Study
Applying the Template Method to the International ECommerce Case
The Singleton Pattern and the DoubleChecked Locking
Factories Can Do Much More Than Instantiation
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Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective On Object-Oriented Design
Alan Shalloway,James R. Trott
No preview available - 2005