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Object-Oriented Analysis and Design with Applications, 2nd Edition


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  • Copyright 1994
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-8053-5340-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8053-5340-2

The first edition of Object-Oriented Design with Applications was instrumental in making object-oriented technology a practical reality--hundreds of projects applied Booch's notation and process to complex problems in diverse domains. In this eagerly-awaited new edition, Grady Booch draws upon the rich and varied results of these projects to offer improved methods for object development and a new, unified notation. With numerous examples, all of which are now implemented in C++, Booch illustrates essential concepts, explains the method, and shows successful applications in a variety of fields. You'll also find pragmatic advice on a host of issues including classification, implementation strategies, and cost-effective project management.

Features of the New Edition:
  • Presents a new, unified notation that incorporates the best ideas from Booch's notation and other widely-used methods
  • Uses C++, rapidly emerging as a standard programming language for object development, in all programming examples and applications
  • Includes new examples of real world projects, including a client/server architecture and an application framework
  • Distinguishes between good and bad object-oriented analysis and design and shows how to evaluate architectural tradeoffs to manage complexity
  • Includes extensive new detail on the process and pragmatics of object-oriented analysis and design

This is the essential reference for anyone who implements or manages object technologies, or who wishes to begin exploration of this important new paradigm.


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Table of Contents


1. Complexity.

The Inherent Complexity of Software.

The Structure of Complex Systems.

Bringing Order to Chaos.

On Designing Complex Systems.

Sidebar: Categories of Analysis and Design Methods.

2. The Object Model.

The Evolution of the Object Model.

Elements of the Object Model.

Applying the Object Model.

Sidebar: Foundations of the Object Model.

3. Classes and Objects.

The Nature of an Object.

Relationships Among Objects.

The Nature of a Class.

Relationships Among Classes.

The Interplay of Classes and Objects.

On Building Quality Classes and Objects.

Sidebar: Invoking a Method.

4. Classification.

The Importance of Proper Classification.

Identifying Classes and Objects.

Key Abstractions and Mechanisms.

Sidebar: A Problem of Classification.


5 .The Notation.

Elements of the Notation.

Class Diagrams.

State Transition Diagrams.

Object Diagrams.

Interaction Diagrams.

Module Diagrams.

Process Diagrams.

Applying the Notation.

6 .The Process.

First Principles.

The Micro Development Process.

The Macro Development Process.

7. Pragmatics.

Management and Planning.


Release Management.


Quality Assurance and Metrics.



Special Topics.

The Benefits and Risks of Object-Oriented Development.


8. Data Acquisition: Weather Monitoring Station.





Sidebar: Weather Monitorint Station Requirements.

9. Frameworks: Foundation Class Library.





Sidebar: Foundation Class Library Requirements.

10. Client/Server Computing: Inventory Tracking.





Sidebar: Inventory Tracking System Requirements.

11. Artificial Intelligence Cryptanalysis.





Sidebar: Cryptanalysis Requirements.

12. Command and Control Traffic Management.





Sidebar: Traffic Management System Requirements.

Appendix: Object-Oriented Programming Languages.

A.1 Concepts.

A.2 Smalltalk.

A.3 Object Pascal.

A.4 C++.

A.5 Common Lisp Object System.

A.6 Ada.

A.7 Eiffel.

A.8 Other Object-Oriented Programming Languages.

Classified Bibliography.

A. Classification.

B. Object-Oriented Analysis.

C. Object-Oriented Applications.

D. Object-Oriented Architectures.

E. Object Oriented Databases.

F. Object-Oriented Design.

G. Object-Oriented Programming.

H. Software Engineering.

I. Special References.

J. Theory.

K. Tools and Environments.

Index. 0805353402T04062001


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