Software design patterns let developers reuse tried-and-true designs in new projects. For the state of the art in object design, consider Patterns in Java
, perhaps the best book that Java developers have at their disposal for getting leading-edge pattern expertise in a convenient and well-organized volume.
The guide opens with background on pattern research, including the groundbreaking Design Patterns. This new title goes further, with 41 software patterns, all illustrated with UML diagrams and sample Java code. Early patterns, such as Delegation and Proxy, show how classes can work together without relying on inheritance. Next come creational patterns, such as the Factory and Builder patterns and the newer Object Pool pattern (which can be used to pool database connections for faster performance).
Subsequent sections move on to partitioning patterns, such as the Layered Initialization, as well as structural patterns, such as the Adapter, Facade, and Flyweight patterns. A section on behavioral patterns mixes older patterns such as the Chain of Responsibility and the Strategy with newer designs such as the Little Language and Snapshot patterns. The book closes with seven newer patterns for designing distributed and multitasked systems. --Richard Dragan
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
In-depth coverage of forty-seven Java design patterns
Since the publication of the first edition in 1998, programmers and developers have been waiting eagerly for an update to this expert guide on how to use Java in conjunction with the timesaving design patterns that have surfaced in the past few years. With the new edition of his bestselling Patterns in Java, Volume 1, Mark Grand brings you up to date with the latest release of Java and many of the important concerns facing Java programmers today.
If you are a programmer or developer who wants to take advantage of new patterns, but doesn't have the time or experience to document them for your organization, this book is for you. As with the first edition, each pattern is documented in UML and, where appropriate, a code example or an example in the core Java API is provided.
This comprehensive book gives you:
* Seven fundamental design patterns
* Six creational patterns
* Three partitioning patterns
* Nine structural patterns
* Eleven behavioral patterns
* Eleven concurrency patterns
* UML documentation of all 47 patterns
* Practical, hands-on examples of pattern implementation in Java
The companion Web site containing all of the Java source code and UML models from the book.