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Enterprise Integration Patterns: Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions by Bobby Woolf, Gregor Hohpe

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Bibliography

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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction, Christopher Alexander, Sara Ishikawa, & Murray Silverstein; Oxford University Press 1977, ISBN 0195019199

Probably the most quoted book in any work related to patterns. I actually used a number of Alexander’s patterns to design a beach house for an interior architecture class. It is interesting to note that Alexander’s desire to dissect architecture and design into a set of composable constructs may stem from his study of mathematics. His thesis, published as “Notes on the synthesis of form,” references a set of programs that he developed in IBM 7090 assembly code. So, the tremendous success of Alexander’s patterns in the software community is not quite coincidental. ...

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