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Jigeshs Shahs
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Joined: May 28, 2009
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Hi,
I want to learn about the design patterns.
so can you tell me what should be my approach , so that I can learn Design patterns properly and should be able to apply it well.
can you also name the books which could help me .
PrasannaKumar Sathiyanantham
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Joined: Nov 12, 2009
Posts: 110
Start Design Patterns by reading the head first design patterns (Very basic and explains everything perfectly) after this book read the following book

Design patterns:Elements of reusable object-oriented software(Very tough and excellent book)

Also use this link

Design patterns to understand the basics right


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Muhammad Khojaye
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Joined: Apr 12, 2009
Posts: 449

Jigeshs Shahs wrote:I want to learn about the design patterns.

check out our design patter Faq
so can you tell me what should be my approach , so that I can learn Design patterns properly and should be able to apply it well.

read this


http://muhammadkhojaye.blogspot.com/
Hong Anderson
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Joined: Jul 05, 2005
Posts: 1936
Design Patterns [GoF].


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Zjun Chen
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Joined: Jan 15, 2010
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PrasannaKumar Sathiyanantham wrote:Start Design Patterns by reading the head first design patterns (Very basic and explains everything perfectly) after this book read the following book

Design patterns:Elements of reusable object-oriented software(Very tough and excellent book)

Also use this link

Design patterns to understand the basics right


I strongly second this!

Head First is a excellent introductory book that won't get you asleep. After that, reading GoF Design Pattern will be much enjoyable. And it is the best complement to head first.
 
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