[erlang-questions] "Design patterns" for functional languages?

Sten Kvamme <>
Thu Aug 7 22:39:10 CEST 2008


On Aug 7, 2008, at 21:38 , Darren New wrote:

> Sten Kvamme wrote:
>> Studying patterns and re-doing
>> other peoples solutions is downright boring.
>
> Also, one of the main points for the Design Patterns book is not  
> just to
> show you the patterns but give them names.

Yes, good names are very important for source code understanding. And  
anti-solutions with a name could also be helpful. Think about it, Cut  
and Paste is an anti-pattern in any language not just in erlang. When  
you catch yourself cutting and pasing -- from now on you will know  
you are doing something bad ;-)

/S




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