Naked Objects / Edition 1

Naked Objects / Edition 1

by Richard Pawson
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Naked Objects / Edition 1

Naked Objects is a radical approach that exposes the core business objects directly to the user, instead of masking them behind a task-oriented user interface. This invaluable book describes the business case for designing systems this way, outlines a lightweight methodology that you can adopt, and provides a short tutorial.

• Defines "Naked Objects"-an Open Source toolkit for prototyping expressive systems that you can freely download

• Covers theory and practice, and includes several real-life illustrations of Naked Objects in practice

• Contains all the information necessary to construct a Naked Objects project

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470844205
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/20/2002
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents



Version information.

1.  A critical look at object-orientation.

A brief history of objects.

Five practices that separate procedure and data.

Defining a new approach.

Case study: Government benefits processing.

2.  Introducing 'naked objects'.

The Naked Objects framework.

The benefits of naked objects.

Frequently Asked Questions.  

3. Programming with Naked Objects.

The anatomy of a naked object.

Making the objects available to the user.

Building a multi-user system.

Enriching object behaviours.

Writing tests.

Case study: Retail marketing and pricing.

4.  A development process.

The exploration phase.

The specification phase.

The delivery phase.

Case study: Arrears and collections.

5.  Extending Naked Objects.

Additional documentation available on our website.

Some ways in which Naked Objects could be extended.

Will naked o bject systems scale?

Case study: Energy trading.

Appendix A: Getting started.

Appendix B: Code example.

Apendix C: Cliché code.

Appendix D: Icon library.



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