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Great book --- really explains the patterns with in-depth examples unlike many other books that expect you to have experience with implementation.Published 2 months ago by Jason Ellis
Although I like the code examples in this book, sections are very verbose and contains a lot of opinion where it's not needed. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Dan Stairs
An absolute must read for both better understanding of OOP concepts and Patterns. Holub's strength of conviction & mastery of subject is rivaled only by Uncle Bob (RC Martin,... Read morePublished 12 months ago by RK
While this is a worthy and useful effort it is marred by an excess of polemic compounded by a lack of humility and a dirth of references as there are none. Read morePublished on August 4, 2010 by Marc Grundfest
Holub on Patterns focuses on applying design patterns, as they exist in the real world. That is, many overlapping patterns, tangled up, and deliberately so. Read morePublished on June 26, 2007 by Justin
After reading the first chapter of this book, I felt that Mr. Holub had a very unique way of explaining things which kept me going on. Read morePublished on April 4, 2007 by Prashanth
I have read so far only one chapter out of the four of this book I may update my review later.
This book has a lot of very good material. Read more
Holub on Patterns" by Allen Holub is a complement book to the well-known GoF's Design Patterns book. Read morePublished on May 21, 2005 by Michael Huettermann
I read the GoF book, Design Patterns Explained before reading the 'Holub on Patterns'. They treat same subject but take different approaches. Read morePublished on May 3, 2005 by Wow