Practical Object-oriented Development with UML and Java

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Computers - 468 pages

This practical book tells readers how to actually build object-oriented models using UML notation, and how to implement these models using Java. The authors introduce all of the basic fundamentals necessary to start applying and understanding the object-oriented paradigm without having to be an expert in computer science or advanced mathematics. It can help the reader to make the right decisions to meet their individual business needs. Using cases, recommended approach scenarios, and examples, this clearly-written book covers a multitude of topics: managing complexity, principles of Object-Orientation, specification models, current techniques, behaviors, relationships, rules, design, Java background and fundamentals, multi-tasking, JAR files, security, Swing Applets, class and interface, internationalization, and implementing generalization and specialization. For professional software analysts and developers who work on large systems, and others in the field of computer science.

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Contents

The ObjectOriented Paradigm
24
Building a Specification Model
46
Finding the Objects
79
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Richard C. Lee has more than 35 years experience developing and managing software projects. He has worked and/or managed leading-edge development in electronic publishing, embedded systems, large IMS projects, multi-media, operating support systems; process control, transaction processing, and switching. Being one of the earlier adopters of object-oriented technology, his current interest is making more object-oriented projects successful.

William M. Tepfenhart is currently Program Director for the Software Engineering Department at Monmouth University. He has eighteen years of experience developing manufacturing, military, and telecommunications applications as a programmer, developer, and technologist. He has developed object-oriented systems over the past 17 years.

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