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Head First design patterns

Author: Eric Freeman; Elisabeth Robson; Kathy Sierra; Bert Bates
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 2004.
Series: Head first series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Using research in neurobiology, cognitive science and learning theory, this text loads patterns into your brain in a way that lets you put them to work immediately, makes you better at solving software design problems, and improves your ability to speak the language of patterns with others on your team.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Freeman; Elisabeth Robson; Kathy Sierra; Bert Bates
ISBN: 0596007124 9780596007126
OCLC Number: 56929619
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxvi, 638 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Welcome to design patterns --
Keeping your objects in the know --
Decorating objects --
Baking with OO goodness --
One of a kind objects --
Encapsulating invocation --
Being adaptive --
Encapsulating algorithms --
Well-managed collections --
The state of things --
Controlling object access --
Patterns of patterns --
Patterns in the real world --
Appendix: leftover patterns.
Series Title: Head first series.
Responsibility: Eric Freeman, Elisabeth Freeman, with Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates.
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Using the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, 'Head First Design Patterns' loads patterns into your brain in a way that sticks. In a way that makes you better at  Read more...


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This is a gimmicky book that actually works for once. It is an intelligent and well thought-out discussion of Java design patterns, and if you dont know what a design pattern is then this is an Read more...

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