Overview of Design Patterns

What follows are synopses for the design patterns that appear in my book Click here for an overview of Volume 2 .  Click here for an overview of Volume 3 .
 
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The 41 patterns in volume 1 are organized into categories as shown in the following table:

  Fundamental Design Patterns Delegation  
Interface  
Proxy  
Immutable  
Marker Interface
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 Creational Patterns Abstract Factory  
Builder  
Factory Method  
Prototype  
Singleton  
Object Pool
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 Partitioning Patterns Layered Initialization  
Filter  
Composite
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 Structural Patterns Adapter  
Iterator  
Bridge  
Façade  
Flyweight  
Dynamic Linkage  
Virtual Proxy  
Decorator  
Cache Management
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 Behavioral Patterns Chain of Responsibility  
Command  
Little Language / Interpreter  
Mediator  
Snapshot  
Observer  
State  
Null Object  
Strategy  
Template Method  
Visitor
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 Concurrency Patterns Single Threaded Execution  
Guarded Suspension  
Balking  
Scheduler  
Read/Write Lock  
Producer-Consumer  
Two-Phase Termination
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Fundamental Design Patterns