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Joy of Patterns: Using Patterns for Enterprise Development, The by Brandon Goldfedder

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Background

I started programming at the age of twelve thanks to a close friend of the family who gave me a certificate for a Radio Shack computer course. I was lucky that the local store liked the idea of having a twelve-year-old programming their computers because it showed how truly easy computers were to use. Since that time, I have spent every day (except for a handful of vacation days when I was forbidden to bring a computer with me) programming or otherwise developing software at some level. I think this explains the warped view of the world I am so often credited with.

Now, more than twenty years and many hundreds of thousands of lines of code later, I get a chance to share a piece of what I find important. I have been amazingly lucky ...

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