: AntiPatterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis: William J. Brown, Raphael C. Malveau, Hays W. “Skip” McCormick. If patterns are good ideas that can be re-applied to new situations, AntiPatterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis looks at what goes. Title: AntiPatterns — Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis Authors: William J. Brown, Raphael C. Malveau, Hays W. “Skip”.

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Maybe you can avoid becoming a statistic for Edition Two. Some Words about Words I like this book, but I don’t like its potentially corrosive effect on the English language.

Just look at the statistics: Also, find out how the patterns community defines: Maybe it’s the Domino Effect AntiPattern. AntiPatterns are not exact opposites of the design patterns popularized by Gamma et al [1]. They want projcts set the context for AntiPatterns, and they want to remedy some problems that plague patterns in general.

Now we must all deal with four forms of compound words antipattern, anti-pattern, anti pattern, AntiPattern. But it’s hard to resist moving on to the fun stuff. Introduction to Patterns and AntiPatterns. Welcome to the Hot Best sellers, Gain insight and understanding as you learn from this very entertaining book exactly how to recognize and then master your Software Development troubles The authors’ solution includes an elaborate, layered, software development model, and a near-dictatorial insistence on the use of architecturee templates softwars separate the wheat from the chaff.

Some of the AntiPatterns described in this book clearly have no solutions, once you’re in the thick of them, beyond starting over. Would sfotware like to change to the site?


We’re looking forward to your feedback! This points to another difference between patterns and AntiPatterns, and the difference shows up clearly in this book: The experience in this book is palpable.

AntiPatterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis

Maybe that’s why the authors take such pains to set the proper context before describing AntiPatterns in detail. If I edited a dictionary, I think I’d jump off a bridge. In these cases, the “refactored solutions” offered are merely preventive, and in fact may have nothing to do with any kind of refactoring as we know it.

AntiPatterns are more fun to read about, especially if you’re not in the throes of one yourself. Beyond that, this first section reads pretty much like any book on software project management.

AntiPatterns introduce a feature not found in plain old patterns: While patterns help you to identify and implement procedures, designs, and codes that work, AntiPatterns do the exact opposite; they let you zero-in on the development detonators, architectural tripwires, and personality booby traps that can spell doom for your project.

I feel duty-bound to tell you to “eat your peas” – you probably shouldn’t skip these chapters. That could make a remarkable difference in how things turn out.

He loves programming, writing, and too many other things for his own good. We do answer email, and have been occasionally lured to speak about AntiPatterns at various conferences around the world since publishing AntiPatterns.

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They are typically “implemented” without full awareness of project participants, and they tend to manifest over a period of time, like a slowly growing cancer. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Indeed, the authors are a mighty grim bunch when it comes to software development, but antipatterne least that keeps them from indulging in too much hype themselves.


Description “The AntiPatterns authors have clearly been there and done that when it comes to managing software development efforts. This web site is all about AntiPatterns. However, he hates to work, which is why he is an editor. The authors are true believers in Patterns, and they are serious about patterns and AntiPatterns alike. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Request permission to reuse content from this site.

Advice for Using AntiPatterns. Templates for Patterns and AntiPatterns. BrownRaphael C. So the first four chapters of this book focus on the nature of patterns, of AntiPatterns, and how they relate to software development. You know you’re in a Lava Flow pattern if you keep finding old code that doesn’t seem to be used anymore, and yet you’re reluctant to delete it, because – well, who knows what might break?

AntiPatterns – Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis

For starters, this book has appropriated a perfectly clear word, refactoringand anyipatterns it to a perfectly vague concept, the refactored solution. A refactored solution might involve anything from rearranging class hierarchies to acquiring new technology. All three sections make for interesting and entertaining reading.

Follow someone if you can, but if you’re on your own-better get the map!