Object Technology A gold mine of enterprise application frameworks Implementing Application Frameworks While frameworks can save your company millions in development costs over time, the initial investment can be quite high. This book/CD-ROM package helps you to reduce the cost of framework development by providing 40 case studies documenting the experiences of framework builders and users at major corporations and research labs, worldwide. Throughout, the authors extract important lessons and highlight technical and organizational implementation practices that have been proven to yield the biggest payoff.
Focusing primarily on business systems and agent-based application frameworks, it covers frameworks for:
Artificial intelligence applications
Object-oriented business processes
System application frameworks
Programming languages and tools
And much more
The enclosed CD-ROM gives you:
Documentation and manuals
Framework code and implementation tips
Sample framework architectures and models
Design patterns and presentations
About the Author:
MOHAMED E. FAYAD, PhD, is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Nebraska, a columnist for Communications of the ACM, lead author of Wiley's book Transition to Object-Oriented Software Development, guest editor for six different theme issues, and a former editor-in-chief of IEEE Computer Society Press. He is a pioneer and expert in object-oriented software engineering. DOUGLAS C. SCHMIDT, PhD, is a professor of computer science at Washington University and consults for Lucent Technologies. He is a pioneer in the field of telecommunications patterns and frameworks. RALPH E. JOHNSON, PhD, is a member of the famed "Gang of Four" and a professor of computer science at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.