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Design Patterns Study Group Stuttgart, The 4 Gangsters Group
"Better copied well than badly reinvented" was our motto in December 2000 when we founded the Design Patterns Study Group Stuttgart after the model of the Design Patterns Study Group New York, especially the 4G Group.
Who we are
We are C++/Java programmers who are interested in design patterns and want to get a deeper understanding of DPs and their application. If you want to join in, just show up at one of our meetings.
What we do
At each meeting, we read through one chapter of the book, Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, by Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson and John Vlissides, written in 1994. We talk about open questions, possible applications and occuring ideas. After that, we change our focus to eating and drinking.
What we don't do
No research, no criticism, no inventing new patterns, no reading other books. These are all issues for other groups, yet to be founded. None of us have much spare time, so we want to use what little we have as efficiently as possible. When we finish the GoF book, we'll probably follow the next group, the POSA group.
Punktum, Rothebühlplatz, Stuttgart, Germany. S-Bahn to Stadtmitte station.
We meet the second and fourth Thursdays of the month, from 7 pm to 9 pm.
12/14/2000 Factory Method
12/28/2000 Strategy
01/11/2001 Decorator
01/25/2001 Composite
02/08/2001 Iterator
02/22/2001 Template Method
03/08/2001 Abstract Factory
03/22/2001 Builder
04/12/2001 Singleton
04/26/2001 Proxy
05/10/2001 Adapter
05/24/2001 Bridge
06/14/2001 Mediator
06/28/2001 Observer
07/12/2001 Chain of Responsibility
07/26/2001 Memento
08/09/2001 Command
08/23/2001 Prototype
09/13/2001 State
09/27/2001 Visitor
10/11/2001 Flyweight
10/25/2001 Interpreter
11/08/2001 Facade
If you have any questions, please send e-mail to Carsten Kuckuk at .