3 Java Patterns that died in 2022

Greg L. Turnquist
6 min readOct 6, 2022

If there’s something we LOVE when it comes to software development, it’s finding ourselves some fun little shortcuts.

Of course, we don’t call them that. We call them patterns. Patterns are like recipes for baking up software solutions. Solutions we see appear more than once. After all, if we’ve solved a problem, why not re-use the solution? Isn’t that what Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) is all about?

However, some of these patterns we solved for long ago, have turned out to be HORRIBLE and the source of misery. And so we’re going to see some…

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Greg L. Turnquist

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