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Pattern Oriented Software Architecture Volume 5: On Patterns and Pattern Languages

Book Description

  • Software patterns have revolutionized the way developers think about how software is designed, built, and documented, and this unique book offers an in-depth look of what patterns are, what they are not, and how to use them successfully

  • The only book to attempt to develop a comprehensive language that integrates patterns from key literature, it also serves as a reference manual for all pattern-oriented software architecture (POSA) patterns

  • Addresses the question of what a pattern language is and compares various pattern paradigms

  • Developers and programmers operating in an object-oriented environment will find this book to be an invaluable resource

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Table of Contents
  6. Foreword
  7. Foreword by Wayne Cool
  8. About the Authors
  9. About this Book
  10. Guide to the Reader
  11. Chapter 0: Beyond the Hype
    1. 0.1 Beginnings…
    2. 0.2 A Story of Success… with Some Exceptions
    3. 0.3 Pattern Definitions and their Interpretations
    4. 0.4 Toward a Deeper Understanding of Patterns
  12. Part I: Inside Patterns
    1. Chapter 1: A Solution to a Problem and More
      1. 1.1 A Solution to a Problem
      2. 1.2 A Process and a Thing
      3. 1.3 Best of Breed
      4. 1.4 Forces: the Heart of Every Pattern
      5. 1.5 The Context: Part of a Pattern or Not?
      6. 1.6 Genericity
      7. 1.7 A Diagram Says More than a Thousand Words… or Less
      8. 1.8 Evocative Names Help Pattern Recollection
      9. 1.9 Patterns are Works in Progress
      10. 1.10 A Pattern Tells a Story and Initiates a Dialog
      11. 1.11 A Pattern Celebrates Human Intelligence
      12. 1.12 From a Problem–Solution Statement to a Pattern
    2. Chapter 2: A Million Different Implementations
      1. 2.1 Does One Size Fit All?
      2. 2.2 Patterns and Frameworks
      3. 2.3 Patterns and Formalisms
      4. 2.4 A Million and One… and then Some
    3. Chapter 3: Notes on Pattern Form
      1. 3.1 Style and Substance
      2. 3.2 The Function of Form
      3. 3.3 Elements of Form
      4. 3.4 Details, Details
      5. 3.5 Aerial View
      6. 3.6 Different Pattern Forms
      7. 3.7 Style and Substance (Redux)
  13. Part II: Between Patterns
    1. Chapter 4: Pattern Islands?
      1. 4.1 Patterns Connect
      2. 4.2 A Design Experiment: Patterns as Islands
      3. 4.3 A Second Design Experiment: Interwoven Patterns
      4. 4.4 Pattern Density
    2. Chapter 5: Pattern Complements
      1. 5.1 More than One Solution to a Problem
      2. 5.2 Patterns in Competition
      3. 5.3 Patterns in Cooperation
      4. 5.4 Patterns in Combination
      5. 5.5 Complementary: Competing, Completing, Combining
    3. Chapter 6: Pattern Compounds
      1. 6.1 Recurring Pattern Arrangements
      2. 6.2 From Elements to Compounds
      3. 6.3 From Complements to Compounds
      4. 6.4 Element or Compound?
      5. 6.5 Compound Analysis and Synthesis
    4. Chapter 7: Pattern Sequences
      1. 7.1 Patterns Tell Software Engineering Success Stories
      2. 7.2 Pattern Stories
      3. 7.3 From Stories to Sequences
      4. 7.4 Sequences of Patterns
      5. 7.5 Pattern Compounds and Complements Revisited
      6. 7.6 Returning to the Question of Context
      7. 7.7 Pattern Connections
    5. Chapter 8: Pattern Collections
      1. 8.1 Toward a Handbook
      2. 8.2 Organizing Pattern Collections
      3. 8.3 Ad Hoc Organization
      4. 8.4 Organization by Level
      5. 8.5 Organization by Domain
      6. 8.6 Organization by Partition
      7. 8.7 Organization by Intent
      8. 8.8 Organizing Pattern Collections (Reprise)
      9. 8.9 Problem Frames
      10. 8.10 Pattern Semiotics
      11. 8.11 Pattern Collections and Style
      12. 8.12 Toward Pattern Languages
  14. Part III: Into Pattern Languages
    1. Chapter 9: Elements of Language
      1. 9.1 Designing with Patterns
      2. 9.2 From Pattern Stories and Sequences to Pattern Languages
    2. Chapter 10: A Network of Patterns and More
      1. 10.1 A Network of Patterns
      2. 10.2 A Process and a Thing
      3. 10.3 Best of Breed
      4. 10.4 Forces: the Heart of Every Pattern Language
      5. 10.5 Pattern Contexts Define Topology and Architectural Style
      6. 10.6 Patterns Form Vocabulary, Sequences Illustrate Grammar
      7. 10.7 Genericity
      8. 10.8 A Whole Language Says More than a Thousand Diagrams
      9. 10.9 Domain-Oriented Names Help to Recall Pattern Languages
      10. 10.10 A Pattern Language Initiates Dialog and Tells Many Stories
      11. 10.11 Work in Progress
      12. 10.12 Pattern Languages Reward Creative Human Intelligence
      13. 10.13 From a Pattern Network to a Pattern Language
    3. Chapter 11: A Billion Different Implementations
      1. 11.1 One Size Does Not Fit All
      2. 11.2 Piecemeal Growth
      3. 11.3 Refactoring Not Excluded
      4. 11.4 One Pattern at a Time
      5. 11.5 Role-Based Pattern Integration
      6. 11.6 Pattern Languages and Reference Architectures
      7. 11.7 Pattern Languages and Product-Line Architectures
      8. 11.8 A Billion and One… and then Some
    4. Chapter 12: Notes on Pattern Language Form
      1. 12.1 Style and Substance
      2. 12.2 The Function of Form
      3. 12.3 The Elements of Form
      4. 12.4 Details, Details, Details
      5. 12.5 Style and Substance (Redux)
    5. Chapter 13: On Patterns versus Pattern Languages
      1. 13.1 Patterns and Pattern Languages: Similarities
      2. 13.2 Patterns and Pattern Languages: Differences
      3. 13.3 Patterns versus Pattern Languages?
    6. Chapter 14: From Patterns To People
      1. 14.1 Patterns are for People
      2. 14.2 In Support of Software Developers
      3. 14.3 In Support of Software Users
      4. 14.4 In Support of Pattern Authors
      5. 14.5 Technology for Humans
    7. Chapter 15: The Past, Presence, and Future of Patterns
      1. 15.1 The Past Three Years at a Glance
      2. 15.2 Where Patterns Are Now
      3. 15.3 Where Will Patterns Go Tomorrow?
      4. 15.4 A Brief Note about the Future of Patterns
    8. Chapter 16: All Good Things…
  15. Pattern Concept Summary
  16. Referenced Patterns
  17. References
  18. Index of Patterns
  19. Index of Names
  20. Index