C++ Design Patterns

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C++ Design Patterns

Authors: Zachary Bennett, Dror Helper, Jaya Bodkhey, Torben Boeck Jensen

Design patterns provide developers with templates on how to solve software development problems without reinventing the wheel every time. For C++ developers, understanding design... Read more

C++ Design Patterns -- Singleton -- Builder -- Factory -- Prototype -- Adapter -- Bridge -- Composite -- Decorator -- Facade -- Flyweight -- Null Object -- Proxy -- Chain of Responsibility -- Command -- Interpreter -- Iterator -- Mediator -- Memento

Pre-requisites

You should have familiarity with the C++ language to successfully complete this path.

Beginner

In this beginner section, you’ll learn about the most common creational design patterns and how to apply them in your daily work.

Design Patterns in C++: Creational

by Zachary Bennett

Sep 29, 2021 / 1h 10m

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Description

Object-oriented programming in C++ can be overly complex. In this course, Design Patterns in C++: Creational, you’ll learn to use the primary creational design patterns as well as SOLID principles to break down some of this complexity. First, you’ll explore the SOLID design principles and see how they can help you work with object-oriented programming more efficiently. Next, you’ll discover some of the basic creational design patterns including the singleton, builder, and prototype patterns. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage some of the advanced creational design patterns including factory method, abstract factory, and dependency injection. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of creational design patterns needed to better design software systems with C++.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. SOLID Design Principles
  3. Basic Creational Patterns
  4. Advanced Creational Patterns

Intermediate

The structural patterns take you to the next level. This section expands the number of patterns you already know.

Design Patterns in C++: Structural - Adapter to Decorator

by Dror Helper

Aug 23, 2021 / 1h 38m

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Design patterns can speed up the development process by providing tested, proven development paradigms, solving issues that might not become visible until later in the development process. In this course, Design Patterns in C++: Structural - Adapter to Decorator, you’ll learn to use four of these design patterns. First, you’ll explore the motivation - when to use each of these patterns. Next, you’ll discover the benefits of using the different patterns. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement each pattern using C++. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of how to implement each pattern when developing software needed to be future proof, extendible and usable..

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Adapter
  3. Bridge
  4. Composite
  5. Decorator

Design Patterns in C++: Structural - Façade to Proxy

by Jaya Bodkhey

Sep 10, 2021 / 1h 17m

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C++ design patterns provide general reusable solutions to common problems encountered in software design and development. Structural design patterns in particular help organize different classes and objects to form larger structures and provide new functionality. The challenge with learning design patterns is, even though we understand them well, we often fail to figure out the situation where it can be applicable. This course aims to explain each design pattern with their practical applications. In this course, Design Patterns in C++: Structural - Façade to Proxy, you’ll learn to implement C++ design patterns like Façade, Flyweight, Null Object and Proxy. First, you’ll explore what is the significance of design patterns in C++ programming. Next, you’ll discover some of the prominent structural design patterns like Façade, Flyweight, Null Object, and Proxy. Finally, you’ll learn how these structural design patterns address some of the real life C++ programming challenges. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the structural design patterns in C++ programming language needed to understand how to ease the design of a software application by identifying simpler ways to realize relationships between classes and objects.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Design Patterns in C++
  3. Working with Facade Design Pattern
  4. Working with Flyweight Design Pattern
  5. Working with Null Object Design Pattern
  6. Working with Proxy Design Pattern
  7. Course Summary

Advanced

The coverage of the behavioral patterns closes out this path by exposing you to the most relevant behavioral design patterns.

Design Patterns in C++: Behavioral - Chain of Responsibility to Memento

by Torben Boeck Jensen

Aug 18, 2021 / 2h 22m

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Design patterns are a very useful part of a developer’s toolbox. They provide you with general solutions to commonplace problems within software development. Once mastered, design patterns can help you solve a variety of different problems in a standardized, reusable way. In this course, Design Patterns in C++: Behavioral - Chain of Responsibility to Memento, you’ll learn how to apply the Chain of Responsibility, Command, Interpreter, Iterator, Mediator, and Memento design patterns in your C++ applications. First, you’ll explore the problems that the different design patterns covered in this course are used to solve. Next, you’ll discover how to apply relevant design patterns to these problems. Finally, you’ll learn how to apply these design patterns in your own code using C++. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the behavioral design pattern covered in this course needed to apply them in your application development.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Applying the Chain of Responsibility Pattern
  3. Applying the Command Pattern
  4. Applying the Interpreter Pattern
  5. Applying the Iterator Pattern
  6. Applying the Mediator Pattern
  7. Applying the Memento Pattern

Design Patterns in C++: Behavioral - Observer to Visitor

by Jaya Bodkhey

Sep 23, 2021 / 1h 37m

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Description

C++ design patterns provide general reusable solutions to common problems encountered in software design and development. Behavioral design patterns in particular help identify common communication patterns between objects and realize these patterns. The challenge with learning design patterns is, even though we understand them well, we often fail to figure out a situation where it can be applicable. This course aims to explain each design pattern with their practical applications. In this course, Design Patterns in C++: Behavioral - Observer to Visitor, you’ll learn to implement Behavioral C++ design patterns. First, you’ll explore the significance of design patterns in C++ programming. Next, you’ll discover some of the prominent behavioral design patterns like Observer, State, Strategy, Template Method, and Visitor. Finally, you’ll learn how these behavioral design patterns address some of the real life C++ programming challenges. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the behavioral design patterns in the C++ programming language needed to understand how to ease the design of a software application by identifying simpler ways to realize relationships between classes and objects.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Understanding Design Patterns in C++
  3. Working with Observer Design Pattern
  4. Working with State Design Pattern
  5. Working with Strategy Design Pattern
  6. Working with Template Method Design Pattern
  7. Working with Visitor Design Pattern
  8. Course Summary
Learning Paths

C++ Design Patterns

  • Number of Courses5 courses
  • Duration8 hours

Design patterns provide developers with templates on how to solve software development problems without reinventing the wheel every time. For C++ developers, understanding design patterns and when to apply them is a cornerstone skill. When mastered, design patterns cover provide the developer with a library of elegant solutions to commonly occurring problems in software development. This path covers the most commonly used design patterns in C++.

Courses in this path

Beginner

In this beginner section, you’ll learn about the most common creational design patterns and how to apply them in your daily work.

Intermediate

The structural patterns take you to the next level. This section expands the number of patterns you already know.

Advanced

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