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glossary:anti-pattern

Anti-Pattern

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Definition

An anti-pattern is an often-used, known-to-be-bad solution to a recurring problem in a certain context.

Description

Just like with patterns, anti-patterns are recurring solutions, but only bad ones. This also means that anti-patterns are more than just effects or symptoms.

Examples

See the list of anti-patterns in this wiki.

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glossary/anti-pattern.txt · Last modified: 2013-08-11 10:48 by christian