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New Design with design patterns

Robert Smith
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Joined: Apr 17, 2001
Posts: 3
Hi,
I am graduate student in Australia about to start a new project design for my course at a local university here.Could you guys share your views on the following project in respect of ONLY design patterns that I can make use of AND WHY.
Here is the specification: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~cs4001/01s1/planner.htm
rgds,
rob
Guennadiy VANIN
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Joined: Aug 30, 2001
Posts: 898
As I understand, the design patterns are not to be used for design?
Ilja Preuss
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 14112
Sorry, Robert, there is no way to tell which Design Patterns to use from the requirements.
Design Patterns are rather focused solutions for very specific problems - and you won't know much about those problems before you started designing/implementing.
So, you don't decide about the usage of design patterns up front, but while you are evolving the system.
[ January 23, 2003: Message edited by: Ilja Preuss ]

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