Copy the source for this page and paste it into an EditText
window when creating a pattern.
Very brief, please.
Prerequisites for this solution.
Bullet list of constraints.
What to do.
Why it works.
your name, the date
Somebody, not the author, who discovered the idea.
Please revise this page; this is a hasty skeleton. I suspect many of the one-line explanations of the sections are wrong. Does something similar already exist somewhere? I tried searching on "template" and "pattern form", and came up dry. -- BetsyHanesPerry
Doug Lea's Patterns-Discussion FAQ
has this to say about the format of presenting a Pattern.
"There are many stylistic variants of this [Pattern]
format, including the purely narrative Portland Form."
I'll be sorry if the PortlandForm
There is a Wiki-page providing an index to some of the more commonly
, and GoFform
). There is also an AGCS-patterns template at
I also have some slides presenting something similar to the template given above as part of my "Patterns in a Nutshell" presentation at:
and a much more long-winded description at: