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Refactoring Workbook

“Refactoring improves through practice.” Continue reading

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Design Patterns in Java – Sample Chapter – Adapter

Sample chapter – Adapter. Continue reading

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Review – Design Patterns in Java

Design Patterns in Java. Steve Metsker and William C. Wake. Addison-Wesley, 2006. I won’t review my own book, but I will summarize: This is a workbook-style book, updating Steve’s earlier Design Patterns Java Workbook and Design Patterns in C#. It covers the same 23 … Continue reading

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Review – Refactoring Workbook

Refactoring Workbook, William Wake. Addison-Wesley, 2003. [Consider this a summary rather than a review my own book.] My goals were to create a workbook that helps people practice recognizing smells (problems) and learn to apply important refactoring techniques. There's a … Continue reading

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Extreme Programming Explored

  Extreme Programming Explored, by William C. Wake. Addison-Wesley, 2001. Foreword by Dave Thomas (The Pragmatic Programmer). This book grew out of the XPlorations series of articles. I wrote them as I was learning XP, and relating it to my … Continue reading

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