[Tutor] _Object Thinking_, by David West

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Aug 15 09:50:08 CEST 2004

> >If you want to understand OOP I'd still recommend something like
> >Timothy Budds classic OOP book or Grady Booch's classic OOA/D
> Is this the Budds book: http://tinyurl.com/6v68l ?

Yes, but I'd borrow this one if you can rather than buy it.

> My local library has  "Object-oriented analysis and design with
> applications" by Grady Booch. I assume this is the one you mean? I'm
> in line for the one copy. And there are several very inexpensive
> available through Bookfinder.com.

I'd buy a copy if you can. I bought mine (1st edition) in 1992
and still refer to it several times a year. The notation has
now been superceded by UML but the principles of design are still
absolutely valid. I also prefer the first edition to the second
because it uses mnultiple OO languages whereas the second
focuses only on C++ (which was flavor of the day at the time).

Alan G.

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