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By A Customer
This review is from: Component Software: Beyond Object-Oriented Programming (ACM Press) (Hardcover)
I got this book by almost by accident waiting for one of those Japanesse Fish barns to open.
It explained many of the issues that occur in OO development - problems with extreme re-use - fragile base class problem, "changing the way you do business" and many others. I actually found these non-component chapters in some ways more useful than the others.
Then went on to discuss components in a very concrete and thorough way. It gives enough info in order to make a real judgement on whether to embrace components or not.
I would buy it again for either of the two reasons.
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