Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture

Front Cover
Addison-Wesley Professional, 2003 - Computers - 533 pages
86 Reviews

The practice of enterprise application development has benefited from the emergence of many new enabling technologies. Multi-tiered object-oriented platforms, such as Java and .NET, have become commonplace. These new tools and technologies are capable of building powerful applications, but they are not easily implemented. Common failures in enterprise applications often occur because their developers do not understand the architectural lessons that experienced object developers have learned.

Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture is written in direct response to the stiff challenges that face enterprise application developers. The author, noted object-oriented designer Martin Fowler, noticed that despite changes in technology--from Smalltalk to CORBA to Java to .NET--the same basic design ideas can be adapted and applied to solve common problems. With the help of an expert group of contributors, Martin distills over forty recurring solutions into patterns. The result is an indispensable handbook of solutions that are applicable to any enterprise application platform.

This book is actually two books in one. The first section is a short tutorial on developing enterprise applications, which you can read from start to finish to understand the scope of the book's lessons. The next section, the bulk of the book, is a detailed reference to the patterns themselves. Each pattern provides usage and implementation information, as well as detailed code examples in Java or C#. The entire book is also richly illustrated with UML diagrams to further explain the concepts.

Armed with this book, you will have the knowledge necessary to make important architectural decisions about building an enterprise application and the proven patterns for use when building them.

The topics covered include

Dividing an enterprise application into layers

The major approaches to organizing business logic

An in-depth treatment of mapping between objects and relational databases

Using Model-View-Controller to organize a Web presentation

Handling concurrency for data that spans multiple transactions

Designing distributed object interfaces

 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
52
4 stars
24
3 stars
9
2 stars
1
1 star
0

Good overview of practical methods. - Goodreads
This book serves well as a reference. - Goodreads
Most developers should have it on hand as a reference. - Goodreads

Review: Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture

User Review  - Mathieu Lalonde - Goodreads

The book is a bit dated but it's a nice overview of different patterns. Read full review

Review: Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture

User Review  - Jakub - Goodreads

Worth to scan through. Not necessary read, as most of the patterns described in this book is already implemented in frameworks, or no longer used. Read full review

Contents

I
II
III
IV
V
VII
VIII
IX
CXL
CXLI
CXLII
CXLIII
CXLIV
CXLVII
CXLVIII
CXLIX

X
XI
XII
XIII
XIV
XV
XVI
XVII
XVIII
XIX
XX
XXI
XXII
XXIII
XXIV
XXVI
XXVII
XXVIII
XXIX
XXX
XXXI
XXXII
XXXIII
XXXIV
XXXV
XXXVII
XXXVIII
XXXIX
XL
XLI
XLII
XLIII
XLIV
XLVI
XLVII
XLVIII
XLIX
L
LI
LII
LIII
LIV
LV
LVI
LVII
LVIII
LIX
LX
LXI
LXII
LXIV
LXVI
LXVII
LXIX
LXX
LXXI
LXXII
LXXIII
LXXIV
LXXVI
LXXVII
LXXVIII
LXXIX
LXXXI
LXXXIII
LXXXIV
LXXXV
LXXXVI
LXXXVII
LXXXVIII
LXXXIX
XCI
XCII
XCIII
XCV
XCVI
XCVIII
XCIX
CI
CII
CIII
CV
CVI
CVII
CIX
CX
CXI
CXII
CXIII
CXIV
CXV
CXVI
CXVII
CXIX
CXXI
CXXII
CXXV
CXXVI
CXXVIII
CXXIX
CXXX
CXXXI
CXXXII
CXXXIII
CXXXIV
CXXXV
CXXXVI
CXXXVIII
CXXXIX
CLI
CLIII
CLIV
CLV
CLVI
CLVII
CLIX
CLXI
CLXII
CLXIII
CLXIV
CLXV
CLXVI
CLXVII
CLXIX
CLXX
CLXXI
CLXXIII
CLXXIV
CLXXVI
CLXXVII
CLXXVIII
CLXXIX
CLXXXI
CLXXXII
CLXXXIV
CLXXXV
CLXXXVII
CLXXXVIII
CLXXXIX
CXC
CXCI
CXCIII
CXCIV
CXCVI
CXCVII
CXCVIII
CXCIX
CC
CCI
CCIII
CCIV
CCV
CCVII
CCVIII
CCIX
CCX
CCXI
CCXII
CCXIII
CCXV
CCXVI
CCXVII
CCXVIII
CCXX
CCXXI
CCXXIII
CCXXIV
CCXXVI
CCXXVII
CCXXVIII
CCXXIX
CCXXX
CCXXXI
CCXXXII
CCXXXIII
CCXXXIV
CCXXXV
CCXXXVII
CCXXXIX
CCXL
CCXLI
CCXLII
CCXLIII
CCXLIV
CCXLV
CCXLVII
CCXLVIII
CCL
CCLI
CCLIII
CCLIV
CCLVI
CCLVII
CCLVIII
CCLX
CCLXI
CCLXV
CCLXVI
CCLXVII
CCLXVIII
CCLXX
CCLXXI
CCLXXII
CCLXXIV
CCLXXVI
CCLXXVII
CCLXXVIII
CCLXXIX
CCLXXXII
CCLXXXIII
CCLXXXIV
CCLXXXV
CCLXXXVII
CCLXXXIX
CCXCI
CCXCII
CCXCIII
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (2003)

Martin Fowler is an independent consultant who has applied objects to pressing business problems for more than a decade. He has consulted on systems in fields such as health care, financial trading, and corporate finance. His clients include Chrysler, Citibank, UK National Health Service, Andersen Consulting, and Netscape Communications. In addition, Fowler is a regular speaker on objects, the Unified Modeling Language, and patterns.



0321127420AB07242003