“Patterns of Software” explores the work of the architect Christopher Alexander as it relates to the creation of software.

@alec Ooh thanks for this. @jamescgibson and I have been talking about Alexander a lot lately. Interested to read something focused on the comparison.

From my limited reading of Alexander so far, I feel like the GoF Design Patterns book really missed the spirit of his work, or at least the style of programming that follows it strictly are

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