Technology of Object-oriented Languages and Systems: TOOLS 8

Technology of Object-oriented Languages and Systems: TOOLS 8

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This is the 8th book in the TOOLS Series (Technology of Object-Oriented Languages and Systems) and provides a vivid picture of new developments in object-oriented software engineering, showing how widely the object-oriented method is now applied, and how researchers and engineers are raising and tackling new problems. The contributions are drawn from the tutorials and articles presented at the second TOOLS Conference held at the University of California in August, 1992.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 154 x 230mm | 453g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130424412
  • 9780130424419

Table of contents

Part 1 Invited lectures: object-oriented approach to multimedia management; objects - challenges beyond languages and applications. Part 2 Submitted articles: what "What" is and isn't - on query languages for object-oriented databases or - closing the gap - again; an object-oriented framework for large scale geographic systems; improving a software development environment using object-oriented technology; concurrency annotations improve reusability; a concurrency mechanisms for sequential Eiffel; building a graphical interface for a reuse-oriented CASE tool; a layered-modelling tool for the integration of computer applications; a spiral model of object-oriented rapid prototyping; SPECTalk - an object-oriented data specification language; reusability and life cycle issues within an object-oriented methodology; class interface design; application of object-oriented simulation to the assessment of military systems effectiveness; an object-oriented run control environment for the CEBAF data acquisition system; automating the development of syntax tree generators for an evolving language; getting class correctness and system correctness equivalent (how to get co-variance right); an operational metadata system for C++; some coupling measures for C++ programs. Part 3 Panels: incremental development (prototyping); object-oriented technology application integration. Part 4 Tutorials: object-oriented management; object-oriented analysis and design; object-oriented in the MIS world; teaching object-oriented programming and design; object-oriented programming languages; object-oriented programming in module-3; object-oriented programming in ada 83 and ada 9X; developing scientific software with Eiffel; constraint-based languages and systems; object-oriented design for user interfaces; a programmer's view of developing reusable software; testing object-oriented software; theoretical basis of object-oriented methods; introduction to object-oriented database systems; object-oriented concurrent programming; the object-oriented specification of real-time systems; the specification of real-time systems - a logical object-oriented approach; ojbect-oriented type systems; polymorphica and reflective structures.
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