Object Thinking

February 11, 2004|
Object Thinking by David West
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In OBJECT THINKING, esteemed object technologist David West contends that the mindset makes the programmer—not the tools and techniques. Delving into the history, philosophy, and even politics of object-oriented programming, West reveals how the best programmers rely on analysis and conceptualization—on thinking—rather than formal process and methods. Both provocative and pragmatic, this book gives form to what''s primarily been an oral tradition among the field''s revolutionary thinkers—and it illustrates specific object-behavior practices that you can adopt for true object design and superior results.

Gain an in-depth understanding of:

  • Prerequisites and principles of object thinking.
  • Object knowledge implicit in eXtreme Programming (XP) and Agile software development.
  • Object conceptualization and modeling.
  • Metaphors, vocabulary, and design for object development.

Learn viable techniques for:

  • Decomposing complex domains in terms of objects.
  • Identifying object relationships, interactions, and constraints.
  • Relating object behavior to internal structure and implementation design.
  • Incorporating object thinking into XP and Agile practice.
Dave Westwould like to describe himself as sheik geek. Unfortunately no one else would describe him in that way. They would say he is a professional Englishman who likes to talk about software development best practices with the passion and energy of an evangelical preacher. Recently Dave has moved to Ivar Jacobson Consulting, where he...
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Title:Object ThinkingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 8.9 X 7.3 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.9 X 7.3 X 0.8 inPublished:February 11, 2004Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0735619654

ISBN - 13:9780735619654

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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