Head First Design Patterns: A Brain-Friendly Guide 1st Edition

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Eric Freeman recently ended nearly a decade as a media company executive, having held the position of CTO of Disney Online & Disney.com at The Walt Disney Company. Eric is now devoting his time to WickedlySmart.com and lives with his wife and young daughter in Austin, TX. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University.



Elisabeth Robson is co-founder of Wickedly Smart, an education company devoted to helping customers gain mastery in web technologies. She's co-author of four bestselling books, Head First Design Patterns, Head First HTML and CSS, Head First HTML5 Programming, and Head First JavaScript Programming.



Bert Bates is a 20-year software developer, a Java instructor, and a co-developer of Sun's upcoming EJB exam (Sun Certified Business Component Developer). His background features a long stint in artificial intelligence, with clients like the Weather Channel, A&E Network, Rockwell, and Timken.



Kathy Sierra has been interested in learning theory since her days as a game developer (Virgin, MGM, Amblin'). More recently, she's been a master trainer for Sun Microsystems, teaching Sun's Java instructors how to teach the latest technologies to customers, and a lead developer of several Sun certification exams. Along with her partner Bert Bates, Kathy created the Head First series. She's also the original founder of the Software Development/Jolt Productivity Award-winning javaranch.com, the largest (and friendliest) all-volunteer Java community.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Would recommend for someone looking to move on from the basics
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5.0 out of 5 stars Read this as your first book for Software Design Patterns.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good introduction, a bit bloated though..
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5.0 out of 5 stars I have recommended this book to others to learn design patterns
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5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent textbook teaching design patterns in a clear
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5.0 out of 5 stars Essential starting point
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great introduction book to design patterns
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5.0 out of 5 stars eli5 methods of teaching should be standard
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5.0 out of 5 stars A very readable introduction to design patterns
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4.0 out of 5 stars Clear and concise
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