Head First Design Patterns

Head First Design Patterns

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by Eric Freeman, Elisabeth Robson, Bert Bates, Kathy Sierra
     
 

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Ideal for anyone interested in software design patterns, this visually rich resource lays out the basics in a simple, clear, and concise manner, explaining everything from how patterns are used in Java API to how design principles work.See more details below

Overview

Ideal for anyone interested in software design patterns, this visually rich resource lays out the basics in a simple, clear, and concise manner, explaining everything from how patterns are used in Java API to how design principles work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780596007126
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/22/2004
Series:
Head First Series
Pages:
694
Sales rank:
126,240
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Eric Freeman recently ended nearly a decade as a media company executive, having held the position of CTO of Disney Online & Disney.com at The Walt Disney Company. Eric is now devoting his time to WickedlySmart.com and lives with his wife and young daughter in Austin, TX. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University.

Elisabeth Robson is co-founder of Wickedly Smart, an education company devoted to helping customers gain mastery in web technologies. She's co-author of four bestselling books, Head First Design Patterns, Head First HTML and CSS, Head First HTML5 Programming, and Head First JavaScript Programming.

Bert Bates is a 20-year software developer, a Java instructor, and a co-developer of Sun's upcoming EJB exam (Sun Certified Business Component Developer). His background features a long stint in artificial intelligence, with clients like the Weather Channel, A&E Network, Rockwell, and Timken.

Kathy Sierra has been interested in learning theory since her days as a game developer (Virgin, MGM, Amblin'). More recently, she's been a master trainer for Sun Microsystems, teaching Sun's Java instructors how to teach the latest technologies to customers, and a lead developer of several Sun certification exams. Along with her partner Bert Bates, Kathy created the Head First series. She's also the original founder of the Software Development/Jolt Productivity Award-winning javaranch.com, the largest (and friendliest) all-volunteer Java community.

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