Links

 

Methodologists
Recommended Reading
Magazines
Organisations
Conferences and other events

 

Methodologists

Meilir Page-Jones.

http://www.waysys.com/

Alistair Cockburn

http://members.aol.com/acockburn

Larry Constantine

http://www.foruse.com 

Tom DeMarco

http://www.systemsguild.com/

Martin Fowler

http://www.martinfowler.com

Brian Henderson-Sellers (OPEN)

http://www-staff.socs.uts.edu.au/~brian

Recommended reading

Introduction to Object Orientation

 

 

Meilir Page-Jones, Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Design in UML, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., October 1999, ISBN: 0-201-69946-X

Contains an excellent introduction to OO.

UML

 

 

Martin Fowler with Kendall Scott, Uml Distilled, Third Edition, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., August 1999, ISBN: 0-201-65783-X

A must for every UML practitioner

Grady Booch, James Rumbaugh, Ivar Jacobson, The Unified Modeling Language: User Guide, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., October 1998, ISBN: 0-201-57168-4

Good reference for advanced practitioners (Architects and Designers)

 

James Rumbaugh, Ivar Jacobson, Grady Booch, The Unified Modeling Language: Reference Manual, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., December 1998, ISBN: 0-201-30998-X

Good reference for advanced practitioners (Architects and Designers)

 

Sinan Si Alhir, UML in a Nutshell, O’Reilly & Associates, Inc., September 1998, ISBN: 1-56592-448-7

Useful reading

 

Pierre-Alain Muller, Instant UML, Wrox Press Ltd., 1997,
ISBN: 1-861000-878-1

 

 

Processes, Methodologies

 

 

Ivar Jacobson, Grady Booch, James Rumbaugh, The Unified Software Development Process, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., January 1999, ISBN: 0-201-57169-2

RUP

High-ceremony process. Recommended for advanced practitioners - especially Designers.

 

Desmond F. D’Souza, Alan Cameron Wills, Objects, Components, and Frameworks with UML: The Catalysis Approach, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., October 1998, ISBN: 0-201-31012-0

High-ceremony process. Recommended for advanced practitioners - especially Designers.

 

Analysis

 

 

Martin Fowler, Analysis Patterns: Reusable Object Models, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., 1997, ISBN: 0-201-89542-0

A must for every analyst.

 

Larry L. Constantine & Lucy A. D. Lockwood Software for Use: Usage Centered Design, ACM Press, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., August 1999, ISBN: 0-201-92478-1

Excellent. A must for every analyst.

 

David A. Taylor, Business Engineering with Object Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995, ISBN: 0-471-04521-7

Interesting reading. But ‘don’t do it at home’.

 

Design

 

 

Meilir Page-Jones, Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Design in UML, Addison Wesley Longman, Inc., October 1999, ISBN: 0-201-69946-X

Excellent discussion on OO Design optimisation.

 

Erich Gamma et al., Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1995, ISBN: 0-201-63361-2

A classic on patterns, CD-ROM

 

William H. Brown et al., Anti Patterns: Refactoring Software, Architectures, and Projects in Crisis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998, ISBN: 0-471-19713-0

 

 

Peter Coad et al., Java Modeling In Color with UML, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1996, ISBN: 0-13-011510-X

 

 

Peter Coad, Mark Mayfield, Java Design, Yourdon Press- Prentice Hall, Inc., 1996, ISBN: 0-13-271149-4

 

 

For the Project Manager

 

 

Barry McGibbon, Managing your move to Object Technology, SIGS Books, 1995, ISBN 1-8~4842-l5-1, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1995, ISBN: 0-13-242009-0

Excellent

 

Bruce F. Webster, Pitfalls of Object-Oriented Development, M&T Books, MIS:Press, 1995, ISBN: 1-55851-397-3

Highly recommended

 

Bertrand M Meyer, Object Success, Prentice Hall International (UK) Ltd, 1995, ISBN: 0-13-192833-3

A primer from the author of Eiffel, the best OO language.

 

Adele Goldberg & Kenneth S. Rubin, Succeeding with Objects, Decision Frameworks for Project Management, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1995, ISBN: 0-201-62878-3

 

 

Distributed Objects, Technology

 

 

Robert Orfali et al., The Essential Distributed Objects Survival Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996, ISBN: 0-471-12993-3

 

 

Classics

 

 

David A Taylor, Object-Oriented Technology A Manager 's Guide, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1990

Good introduction to OO

 

Brian Henderson-Sellers, A Book of Object-Oriented Knowledge, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1997, ISBN: 0-13-568890-6

Good introduction to OO

 

Andy Carmichael, edited by, Object Development Methods, SIGS Books, Inc., 1994, ISBN: 0-9627477-9-3, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1994, ISBN: 0-13-131591-9

 

 

Ian Graham, Object Oriented Methods, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company Inc., 1993, ISBN: 0-201-59371-8

 

 

Peter Coad, Ed Yourdon, Object-Oriented Analysis, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1990

 

 

James Martin and James Odell, Object Oriented Methods: Pragmatic Considerations, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1996, ISBN: 0-13-630864-3

 

 

James Rumbaugh et al., Object Oriented Modeling and Design, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1991, ISBN: 0-13-629841-9

OMT

 

Ivar Jacobson et al., Object-Oriented Software Engineering: A Use Case Driven Approach, ACM Press, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company Inc., 1992, ISBN: 0-201-54435-0

Objectory

 

Ian Graham, Migrating to Object Technology, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc., 1994, ISBN: 0-201-59389-0

 

 

 

Visual Modelling Tools (CASE)

·        AllFusion Component Modeler by Computer Associates

http://www3.ca.com/Solutions/Solution.asp?ID=1629

·        IBM Rational Rose by IBM Rational

http://www-136.ibm.com/developerworks/rational/products/rose/

·        System Architect by Popkin Software

http://www.popkin.com/

·        Together by Borland

http://www.borland.com/together/index.html

·        Visual UML by Visual Object Modelers – An affordable yet powerful tool

http://www.visualobject.com/Default.htm

 

Magazines

·        Application Development Trends

http://www.adtmag.com/index.asp

·        Application Development Advisor,

http://www.appdevadvisor.com

·        Corporate Internet Strategies, (Editor Ed Yourdon), Cutter Information Corp,

http://www.cutter.com.

·        Component Development Strategies (formerly Object-Oriented Strategies), Cutter Information Corp,

http://www.cutter.com.

·        First Class, Object Management Group.

 

Organisations

Process Engineering

http://www.cai.com/products/platinum/appdev/ppcpr.htm

Process Engineer

Cutter Information

http://www.cutter.com

Good market surveys

IBM OO

http://www.developer.ibm.com

 

lona Technologies (Orbix)

http://www.iona.com

ORB – market leader


Object Management Group (OMG)

http://www.omg.org

International organisation, which promotes object technology and its standardisation. It is composed of vendors, methodologists and end users. The owner of UML

The OPEN Consortium

http://www.open.org.au

 

RATIONAL (Booch, Rumbaugh, Jacobson)

http://www.rational.com

The initial makers of UML

SIGS

http://www.sigs.com

Books, Magazines, Conferences

The British Computer Society, OO Special Interest Group.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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