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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
Holub on Patterns is a great book for any experienced programmer in object oriented languages. He effectively shows not only the design patterns from the gang-of-four book, but... Read morePublished on April 8, 2005 by Henry A. Lafleur
Trying to get past the abstract into practicality when it comes to design pattern books is hard. Allen Holub's Holub On Patterns (Apress) takes a slightly different approach that... Read morePublished on February 24, 2005 by Thomas Duff
I looked at one other book before purchasing this one, Refactoring to Patterns, but I picked this one because this one had 5/5 average review. Read morePublished on January 11, 2005 by S. Kubasek