© Dmitri Nesteruk 2018
Dmitri NesterukDesign Patterns in Modern C++https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3603-1_1

1. Introduction

Dmitri Nesteruk1 
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St. Petersburg, Russia
 

The topic of Design Patterns sounds dry, academically constipated and, in all honesty, done to death in almost every programming language imaginable—including programming languages such as JavaScript that aren’t even properly OOP! So why another book on it?

I guess the main reason this book exists is that C++ is great again. After a long period of stagnation, it’s now evolving, growing, and despite the fact that it has to contend with backwards C compatibility, good things are happening, albeit not at the pace we’d all like. (I’m looking at modules, among other things.)

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