Thank You Mr. Liu for taking the time and effort to write such a terrific book.
One of the few books out there that really explains objects, why they work, and how to work with them without shooting yourself in the foot.
A very good book that introduces many object oriented programming techniques using Smalltalk.
This book is about Smalltalk and objects... By no means is this an advanced book, on either Smalltalk or objects. Read more
If Chamond Liu's code writing is as good as his writing in this book...it must be elegant.Published on December 19, 2006 by Michael Baughman
I wanted a book I could pick up, read fast, and get a quick, passable knowledge of Smalltalk from. This was not the book, but perhaps it never meant to be. Read morePublished on July 29, 2005 by wiredweird
I have always been reading reviews before buying a book from Amazon, and those reviews helped me greatly. Read morePublished on April 25, 2004 by Jeff
I was looking for a simple, direct description of Smalltalk. The author's writing style was a bit hard for me to follow. Read morePublished on November 22, 2003
Ok, its not THAT old, but software moves fast. And Liu was downplaying 'implementation inheritance' before most people understood that there was a problem with it. Read morePublished on May 14, 2003 by Ronald J. Legere
I found this book because I wanted to learn Squeak (a dialect of SmallTalk) and I bought it because it rated so high on Amazon.com. Read morePublished on January 22, 2003 by Stephan Branczyk
This book is among my all-time favourites. The author understands how to write on technical subjects without being fatiguing. Read morePublished on October 24, 2002 by "ce10"
I bought this book as I was embarking on a Object Oriented Software development course. The focus of the course was mostly on the theory of OOP rather than a language itself but... Read morePublished on January 11, 2002 by A. Miller