Erich Gamma Discusses Jazz, Eclipse, JUnit and Design Patterns

Posted in Development, Conferences on September 18, 2008


Erich Gamma Discusses Jazz, Eclipse, JUnit and Design Patterns

Summary
In this interview from QCon London 2008, Erich Gamma discusses the Jazz project, why Eclipse has been successful, the strict Eclipse release schedule, JUnit, Design Patterns, how to identify a design pattern, design patterns and the 'Don't Repeat Yourself' principle, the design pattern community, and whether dependency injection is a design pattern.

Bio
Erich Gamma is a Distinguished Engineer at IBM Rational Software's Zurich lab. He is one of the leaders of the Jazz project. He was the original lead of the Eclipse Java development environment and is on the Project Management Committee for the Eclipse project. Erich is also a member of the Gang of Four, which is known for its classical book, Design Patterns.

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Tags: Eclipse, IDE, Java, Design Patterns, Interview, Unit Testing, InfoQ, Community, Architecture, Releases, QCon, QCon London 2008, Dependency Injection, Tools, Collaboration, JUnit, Jazz, Artifacts