Submitted Seriema, Sep 28 2003 08:43 AM | Last updated Sep 28 2003 08:43 AM
Short for The Gang Of Four, who consist of:
¤ Erich Gamma
¤ Richard Helm
¤ Ralph Johnson
¤ John Vlissides
They are the authors of the criticly acclaimed book
Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
(ISBN: 0-201-63361-2 Addison-Wesley)
When using the term "GOF" one usually means that book.
With this book they imprinted the phrase "design pattern" on every programmers mind. It even has its own category here on Game Dictionary, "Design Patterns".