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Design Pattern Good Reference Suggestion

Santosh Raveendran
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I am using HF 2nd editon for the scwcd preparation but the topic design pattern is not covered in depth in the book so can any one suggest on some good reference from where i can get a good concept of design patterns to make myself confortable for the new scwcd 5 exam ,

thanks in Advance

Thanks, Santhosh
Aum Tao
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How about the Design patterns book from Gang of Four "Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software".

And, there is also the Head First Design Pattern book, which is an easy read.

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mani vannan
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santhosh, you can trust HFSJ. If you want to know more J2EE Patterns in depth refer Sun's J2EE Design Pattern index.

Prateek, the book you've mentioned discusses only the code OO patterns and not J2EE pattern. Anyway, GangOfFour is the defacto for patterns.

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We tried to cover everything you'll need to know for the exam, but for a more in depth discussion try "Core J2EE Patterns". GoF and HFDP aren't primarily about J2EE patterns.

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Surajsingh Thakur
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In my view,HFSJ is very good .. that should be sufficient.. All the authors have done a very good job...Thank you..

[ December 13, 2008: Message edited by: Surajsingh Thakur ]

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Santosh Raveendran
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Thanks a Lot All for the Advice
I agree. Here's the link:
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