Episode 215: Gang of Four – 20 Years Later

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GangOfFour-200x145Johannes Thönes talks with Erich Gamma, Ralph Johnson and Richard Helm from the Gang of Four about the 20th anniversary of their book Design Patterns. They discuss the following topics: the definition of a design pattern and each guest’s favorite design pattern; the origins of the book in architecture workshops; the writing of the book together with the community; the rock-star feeling at the release of the book at OOPSLA conference; the influence of the book on the industry; the evolution of the Observer pattern; and new patterns since the book was released. The interview closes with each guest talking about their current projects.

Venue: Internet

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Erich Gamma

  • Twitter: @ErichGamma
  • Team Blog: Visual Studio Online “Monaco”

Richard Helm

Ralph Johnson


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