Design Patterns: Who is Your Audience?

by Luke Wroblewski October 16, 2006

The Yahoo! User Interface Blog has published my comments about the importance of understanding your audience when attempting to communicate design patterns:

Q: What’s the best way to communicate a pattern? by Luke Wroblewski

"Jenifer makes some great points about the key ingredients of a design pattern. I’d second the importance of examples and thoughtful “problem” and “use when” descriptions. Beyond these defining elements, the right metadata for a design pattern is often dicated by your audience." Read more...