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Implementation Patterns --- Practical , case study oriented ?

Dyann Sri
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Joined: Dec 13, 2007
Posts: 27
Hi Kent Beck,

Shall our client (who does not know ABC's of Design patterns) can expect

[*] why they are there in the first place
[*] whether they are practical , case study oriented
[*] Applicability


Thanks
Nag
Kent Beck
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Joined: Nov 07, 2003
Posts: 45
Dear Nag,

The purpose of the book is spelled out on the back cover: to help programmers communicate with other programmers through their code. Wherever I found a common problem with several reasonable solutions, I picked the one that communicated most clearly. Many of the patterns have code examples, some from real code and some from invented examples.

Does that answer your question?

Regards,

Kent Beck
Three Rivers Institute


Author of <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0596007434/ref=jranch-20" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">JUnit Pocket Guide</a>
 
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