9
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6answers
369 views

Giving a presentation on “code style and design patterns”

My company (small, about 40 people across 3 offices) occasionally does "developer workshops" online where one of the devs hosts a presentation about some tech topic. It's not necessarily about our ...
6
votes
4answers
270 views

How should I evaluate a training class?

My company is giving us the possibility to sign up for some offsite training classes on Design Patterns. Browsing through the brochures, I'm already feeling bored (and somewhat repelled by the ...
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7answers
583 views

Should universities put more emphasis on teaching their students about design patterns?

While I've heard about design patterns being mentioned in a few courses at uni, I know of only a single course which actually teaches design patterns. In almost all other areas (algorithms, ...