Patterns of Software

Patterns of Software : Tales from the Software Community

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In homes, schools, and businesses, computers play an ever-increasing role. But while most people today can work a computer - albeit with the help of the ever-present computer software manual - they know little about what goes on inside the box and virtually nothing about software design or the world of computer programming. This guide gives the reader an informative inside look at the world of software design and computer programming and the business that surrounds them. Of particular interest is the presentation of the ideas behind patterns and pattern languages as developed by the architect Christopher Alexander and their relation to software technology.show more

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  • Hardback | 255 pages
  • 157.48 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 498.95g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 10 figures
  • 019510269X
  • 9780195102697

About Richard P. Gabriel

About the Author: Richard P. Gabriel is Distinguished Computer Scientist at ParcPlace-Digitalk, Inc. and Consulting Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University.show more

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