Issue No. 04 - July/August (2007 vol. 24)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2007.109
Michael Kircher , Siemens AG
Markus Völter , independent consultant
Patterns have become part of the software development mainstream. They're available for all phases of the development process, including analysis, documentation, design, testing, and configuration management, to name a few. In addition to documenting the current status of software patterns, this special issue will reflect critically on and discuss the achievements of the pattern community. This article is part of a special issue on software patterns.
software pattern, best practice sharing, writer's workshops, pattern community, architecture
M. Kircher and M. Völter, "Guest Editors' Introduction: Software Patterns," in IEEE Software, vol. 24, no. , pp. 28-30, 2007.