Object-oriented software construction

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Prentice-Hall, 1988 - Computers - 534 pages
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62915-4 The definitive reference on the most important new technology in software! "While the original version of OOSC is a classic, OOSC 2/E is destined to overshadow it and all other general introductions . . . literally an epic work." --James C. McKim, Jr., Hartford Graduate Center "Compelling. Extremely well-written and literate . . . I recaptured that same sense of intellectual excitement I felt reading the first edition for the first time." --Paul Dubois, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Editor, Scientific Programming Dept., Computers in Physics "The definitive tome on Object-Orientation . . . the finest piece of writing and thinking about this vast subject . . . Bertrand has a lot to say of great importance and says it well in this significantly revised book." --Richard Wiener, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Editor, Journal for Object-Oriented Programming A whole generation was introduced to object technology through the first edition of Bertrand Meyer's OOSC. This long-awaited new edition retains the qualities of clarity, practicality and scholarship that made the first an instant best-seller. It has been thoroughly revised and considerably expanded. No other book on the market provides such a breadth and depth of coverage on the most important technology in software development. SOME OF THE NEW TOPICS COVERED IN DEPTH BY THIS SECOND EDITION: Concurrency, distribution, client-server and the Internet. Object-oriented databases, persistence, schema evolution. Design by contract: how to build software that works the first time around. A study of fundamental design patterns. How tofind the classes and many others topics of object-oriented methodology. How to use inheritance well and detect misuses. Abstract data types: the theory behind object technology. Typing: role, issues a

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A classic text on object oriented software languages and development, and one of the top 20 best software development books. It is both detailed and comprehensive yet surprisingly accessible. Some of ... Read full review

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This is considered a classical book on object-oriented programming. It's quite hefty, and not easy to read from cover to cover. However, there's a lot in here worth reading. The material on "design by ... Read full review


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