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Functionoids

This short 2 page article was a topic spun off from my DateTime Object series. The topic didn't fit in with the series so I created a separate article for it.

Decorator Design Pattern

In this 3 page article I consolidate the information provided in my 2 introductory articles on design patterns and present the reader with a discussion on the decorator design pattern.

Factory Method Design Pattern

In this 3 page article I consolidate the information provided in my 2 introductory articles on design patterns and present the reader with their first pattern, the Factory Method.

An Introduction to Design Patterns, part II

In this article I extended the TFileObject class into 2 subclasses; TVCLStringList and TSTLStringList. I talk about exceptions and consistency in behaviour across the sibling classes and set the framework for more advanced discussions into individual design patterns.

An Introduction to Design Patterns, part I

In this 5 page article I introduce the reader to UML class diagrams and the custom designed TFileObject class and its descendants that will be used my 'pattern' articles. At the time of publication there were not many books on design patterns, but the books that were available analysed the patterns independently of each other.

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