Gang of Four

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

Design Patterns bookGang of Four refers to Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson and John Vlissides, the authors of the seminal software engineering book "Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software".

Design Patterns was first published in 1994, and to date is in its 40th printing. It has been highly influential in the field of software engineering and is considered an important source for object-oriented design theory and practice.

Object-oriented, Programming terms, Software engineering