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Object Lessons: Lessons Learned in Object-Oriented Development Projectsby Tom Love
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Written for technical managers, project leaders, and applications programmers facing decisions about design and management of large-scale commercial object-oriented software.
Object Lessons shows software professionals how to build higher quality, yet innovative software products with less risk by avoiding mistakes that plague the industry. Focuses on building large-scale commercial software products using objects, and addresses fundamental issues and trends as opposed to specific products and services.
In this guide to developing and managing object-oriented (OO) software projects, respected consultant and OO programming pioneer Tom Love reveals the absolute do's and don'ts in adopting and managing object-oriented technology. Filled with advice and suggestions for large-scale commercial software projects and written in a personable yet concise style, this guidebook reveals 'trade secrets' and shows how to put theory into practice, all with an emphasis on minimizing risk and maximizing return. It gives you an insider's view of companies' successes and failures relating to OO projects. This book was written specifically for technical managers, project leaders, and applications programmers facing decisions about the design and management of large-scale commercial object-oriented software.
Object Lessons encourages software professionals to build high-quality, innovative software products with less risk by avoiding the mistakes that plague the industry. With the wisdom acquired from over a decade of experience building commercial software products using objects, Love addresses the questions that both technical leaders and managers face as they venture into this important new area of software development. Focusing on fundamental issues and trends as opposed to specific products and services, Love supplies valuable insight into the development and management of large-scale commercial software. Object Lessons will prove to be an indispensable reference guide for all professionals in the field of object-oriented software engineering.
Table of Contents
1. Object lessons from 1628; 2. Assessing our craft; 3. Hope with objects; 4. Greed: an example program; 5. Experiences with objects; 6. Where do the objects come from?; 7. Pickled objects; 8. Providing an environment; 9. Educating your people; 10. Software construction management; 11. Building in quality; 12. A road map for change; 13. Lessons learned; 14. Software component foundries; 15. Software development - 2002.
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