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Head First design patterns

Author: Eric Freeman; Elisabeth Robson; Kathy Sierra; Bert Bates
Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Head First design patterns.
Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 2004
(DLC) 2005280819
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Freeman; Elisabeth Robson; Kathy Sierra; Bert Bates
ISBN: 9780596800741 0596800746 9781449331498 1449331491
OCLC Number: 71665976
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 638 pages) : illustrations
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.
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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