Head First Design Patterns

Head First Design Patterns

Book - 2004 | 1st ed. --
Average Rating:
Rate this:

What's so special about design patterns?

At any given moment, someone struggles with the same software design problems you have. And, chances are, someone else has already solved your problem. This edition of Head First Design Patterns--now updated for Java 8--shows you the tried-and-true, road-tested patterns used by developers to create functional, elegant, reusable, and flexible software. By the time you finish this book, you'll be able to take advantage of the best design practices and experiences of those who have fought the beast of software design and triumphed.

What's so special about this book?

We think your time is too valuable to spend struggling with new concepts. Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, Head First Design Patterns uses a visually rich format designed for the way your brain works, not a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep.

Publisher: Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, [2004]
Edition: 1st ed. --
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780596007126
Branch Call Number: 005.12 Fre
Characteristics: xxxvi, 638 pages : illustrations
Alternative Title: Design patterns


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Sep 24, 2009

Excellent book for those first learning about design patterns. Though far too simplistic for advanced programmers, the Head First style of writing is perfect for those just getting into the swing of design patterns.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at VPL

To Top