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My thoughts on “Head First Design Patterns”

Cover page of Head First Design Patterns

Many software projects fail because of their programmers having the “just produce the code” mentality. Indeed, the motivation of design patterns is to give programmers a suite of techniques to isolate areas of changes, so that changes become less painful when a bug occurs or when customers demand more functionality out of the software. Personally, before picking up this book, I had learnt design patterns through goggling and piecing up different fragments of knowledge. However, I feel that I need more assurance in order to pioneer the development of a software project.

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I coded my own blog and got it up and running

Implementing blog functionality into my own site has always been one of my geeky dream. Every geek will agree that the technology field is just too exciting, there are always new things out there to learn and experience, and documentation seems to find a place in the least priority list. However, I saw a need to create my own repository so that I can house my learning and reference from them when I need to. The fulfillment of this need was brought about by two important elements.