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New Salesforce Book - Apex Design Patterns

Refer below links to purchase:
Packt publications
Amazon.com (US)
Amazon.in (India)
Amazon.co.uk (UK)
I'm really excited to share that today my book (co-written with Jitendra Zaa) has been published. Here are some personal insights

A little history
This particular topic was always in my head and coming from .Net background and having worked with lots of design patterns in MS development world. I first successfully used Factory design pattern with Apex in 2009, when all my team was scratching their head and (cursing me badly) for "overtly complicating" the code architecture. They were happy with creating 20-30 different VF pages, which I emphasized needs to be designed with the help of 4-5 VF pages, VF components and factory method pattern. Well, we were able to complete the whole stuff in time and deliver it flawlessly. It was then and similar instances later that I realized that a larger faction of Salesforce developers (back then) had very less knowledge about design patter…