Object-oriented Design

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Yourdon Press, 1991 - Computers - 197 pages
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Designed as a companion volume to the acclaimed Object- Oriented Analysis, this book focuses on the middle part of the software lifecycle: the activitiy of design. It shows readers how to apply object-oriented design, and how to tailor and expand the method to suit specific organization and project needs. Readers will explore the major issues in OOD; the role of OOD in the systems lifecycle; how to use graphical notation; strategies for creating design; and hints for evaluating the efficiency of a design created with OOD. For software engineers and other users undertaking real-world systems development projects and designing overall software architecture for systems will find this reference approach to improving systems design indispensable.

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Contents

Improving Design
4
Developing the Multilayer Multicomponent Model
18
Designing the Problem Domain Component
36
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About the author (1991)

Coad is Chairman of Object International, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in Object-Oriented Development.

Edward Yourdan is an internationally-recognized computer consultant, as well as the author of more than two dozen books, including Byte Wars, Managing High-Intensity Internet Projects, Death March, Rise and Resurrection of the American Programmer, and Decline and Fall of the American Programmer. His latest book, Outsource: Competing in the Global Productivity Race discusses both current and future trends in offshore outsourcing, and provides practical strategies for individuals, small businesses, and the nation to cope with this unstoppable tidal wave.

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