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    PLoP

    For the 25th conference, Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP®) in 2018 will be held in Portland Oregon in conjunction with the PUARL Conference October 24th - 26th.  The purpose of AsianPLoP is to promote the development of patterns, pattern languages, technologies and experiences of patterns primarily about software; however, these for domains outside of software are also welcome. Visit the PLoP Official Site Read the full story Read More
  • EuroPLoP

    EuroPLoP

    EuroPLoP is the premier European conference on patterns and pattern languages. The purpose of PLoPs is to promote the development of patterns, pattern languages, technologies and experiences of patterns. EuroPLoP 2018 will be held again at Kloster Irsee, Bavaria, Germany. At this fantastic venue you will experience a creative and constructive atmosphere that inspires your work. Visit the EuroPLoP Official Site. Read the full story Read More
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The Hillside Mission

The mission of the Hillside Group is to improve the quality of life and society as a whole. This includes architects, developers, managers, owners, workers, educators, students, and more. Understanding and helping the human element is critical for achieving success. The Hillside Group believes in making processes and design more humane by paying attention to real people and existing practices.

The Hillside Group promotes the use of patterns and pattern languages to record, analyze, and share knowledge to help achieve its mission. The Hillside Group sponsors a variety of activities to achieve this mission—organizing workshops, hosting PLoP (pattern) conferences, and producing publications for discussing, recording, and documenting successful practices.

The Hillside Group supports many different conferences such as: PLoP, EuroPLoP, AsianPLoP, VikingPLoP, SugarLoafPLoP, and ChiliPLoP. These conferences focus on writing groups to better improve patterns through group exposure. Each conference offers advanced topics for the more adept pattern writers. Participants have the opportunity to refine and extend their patterns with help from knowledgeable and sympathetic patterns enthusiasts.

Pattern Books

The Design Patterns Book Series showcases many patterns from PLoP conferences and leading experts in the patterns field.



See our Pattern Book Library filled with over 80 Pattern related books.

Patterns Resources

PLoP Conference Proceedings

After the PLoP Workshops, writers are encouraged to modify their papers and submit a final version. The final versions are collected and submitted to the ACM Digital Library. The versions are also available from the conference website. 

Conference Proceedings (ACM Digital Library)

Some of the PLoP accepted papers have been published on the ACM Digital Library. The program committee will review the final versions of the papers and recommend acceptance to for the ACM Digital Library based on the general quality of the paper and whether the suggestions from the Writers’ Workshop have been taken into account.

TPLoP journal

Papers that have been workshopped at all PLoPs qualify for submission to the Springer journal LNCS Transactions on Pattern Languages of Programming (TPLoP). Submissions to TPLoP will be blind reviewed independently. If the paper is accepted for TPLoP, the editorial board usually asks for minor or major revisions based on the feedback from the reviewers.

PLoP

AsianPLoP

SugarLoaf PLoP

Viking PLoP

ParaPLoP

EuroPLoP

Proceedings of some previous years PLoPs are out of print. However, you can access the Writers' Workshop papers via past plop conference pages.

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GuruPLoP

The premier Indian Conference
on Pattern Languages of Programs

Software developers have long observed that certain themes recur and endure across different applications and systems. The emerging interest in patterns represents an effort to catalog and communicate these themes and motives to provide handbooks of proven solutions to common problems.

GuruPLoP brings together researchers and practitioners whose interests span a remarkably broad range of topics, who share an interest in exploring the power of the pattern form. GuruPLoP invites you to add your expertise to the growing corpus of patterns. GuruPLoP focuses on improving the expression of patterns. You will have the opportunity to refine and extend your patterns with help from knowledgeable and sympathetic fellow patterns enthusiasts.

Important Dates
• December 16th: Paper submission deadline
• December 18th: Start of shepherding
• January 12th: Deadline for second draft
• January 26th: Paper acceptance notification
• February 21-23, 2014: Conference

 

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Learn More about GuruPLoP

  • Hillside Fellowship Award
  • PLoP 2018 in Portland
  • Security Patterns in Practice
  • PLoP Conference Proceedings
  • EuroPLoP

The Hillside Fellowship Award

Congratulations to Ralph Johnson and Richard Gabriel for being presented the first Hillside Fellowship award at the 2016 PLoP event at Allerton, PLoP 2016 .

Hilside Fellowship Award Recipients 2016

The Hillside Fellowship Program was established in 2016 to recognize members of The Hillside Group who have made exceptional contributions to the Hillside community and to the patterns community at large. The title of Hillside

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PLoP™ 2018 in Portland, Oregon

 
Check out the main PLoP Website for more information and details!!!

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Security Patterns in Practice

Eduardo Fernandez's new book " Security Patterns in Practice: Designing Secure Architectures with Software Patterns " has been published.

SecurityPatternsInPractice

It is the result of 14 years of producing security patterns with students and colleagues. Almost all of these patterns went through PLoP, EuroPLoP, AsianPLoP, or SugarLoafPLoP. Many of you have participated as shepherds or workshop commentators, the book owes something to

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PLoP Conference Proceedings

After the PLoP Workshops, writers are encouraged to modify their papers and submit a final version. The final versions are collected and submitted to the ACM Digital Library. The versions are also available from the conference website.

Conference Proceedings (ACM Digital Library)

Some of the PLoP accepted papers have been published on the ACM Digital Library . The program committee will

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EuroPLoP

European Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs

EuroPLoP is a conference that explores, develops and celebrates patterns in software. As with PLoP in the US, the main focus of EuroPLoP will be a series of writer's workshops where pattern authors work together to improve their patterns.

In addition to these workshops there will be discussion groups, BOF sessions and working groups (similar

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TPLoP

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