Understanding and Using Patterns in Software Development

Home - Sitemap - About » Computer Science - Research - Publications - 1996
Computer Science
Research, Industry Work,
Programming
Community Service
Hillside Group, CHOOSE,
Stanford GSA
The Serious Side
Business School,
Learning Chinese
Humorous Takes
Switzerland, United States,
Software, Fun Photos
Travel Stories
Europe, United States, Asia
  
Living Places
Berlin (+ Gallery), Zürich
Boston, S.F. + Bay Area

Patterns have shown to be an effective means of capturing and communicating software design experience. However, there is more to patterns than software design patterns: We believe that patterns work for software development on several levels. In this paper we explore what we have come to understand as crucial aspects of the pattern concept, relate patterns to the different models built during software design, discuss pattern forms and how we think that patterns can form larger wholes like pattern handbooks.


Dirk Riehle and Heinz Züllighoven. "Understanding and Using Patterns in Software Development." Theory and Practice of Object Systems 2, 1 (1996). Page 3-13.

For the time being, a copy is available as a PDF file.

Copyright (©) 1996 by Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved.

Copyright (©) 2007 Dirk Riehle. Some rights reserved. (Creative Commons License BY-NC-SA.) Original Web Location: http://www.riehle.org