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Object Technology A Manager's Guide

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ISBN-10: 0201309947

ISBN-13: 9780201309942

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: David A. Taylor

List price: $44.99
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In this revised edition of his bestselling text, David A. Taylor introduces the subject of object technology, using a straightforward approach to make the book accessible to non-technical managers.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date: 9/11/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Who Should Read This Book
How to Read the Book
What's New in This Edition
An Invitation to Interact
Three Keys to Object Technology
Why Objects?
Objects and Encapsulation
Messages and Polymorphism
Classes and Inheritance
Objects: Natural Building Blocks
Nature's Building Blocks
The Anatomy of an Object
Constructing Composite Objects
Designing Multilevel Systems
Messages: Activating Objects
The Anatomy of a Message
Sending the Right Information
The Power of Polymorphis
Classes: Implementing Objects
The Anatomy of a Class
Defining Variables
Specialization Hierarchies
Objects as Software Components
A New Industrial Revolution
Making Software Components Work
Building the Right Components
Storing and Sharing Objects
The Problem of Persistence
A New Generation of Databases
The Battle of the Generations
Beyond Programs and Databases
Integrating Procedures and Data
The Evolution of Object Engines
The End of Applications
Objects for the Enterprise
Distributing Objects
From Objects to Agents
Designing for Scalability
The Adaptive Organization
Understanding Adaptive Systems
Increasing Organizational Adaptivity
Adaptivity Through Objects
Appendix: A Software Construction Primer
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