Building Skills in Object-Oriented Design

About the Object-Oriented Design Book

How do you move from OO programming to OO design? Do a lot of design focused on building a sophisticated application program. This 301-page book has 49 chapters that will help you build OO design skills through the creation of a moderately complex family of application programs. This is a step-by-step guide to OO design and implementation.

There are two editions – Python and Java. The text is identical, but the programming examples are specific to the language.

The text has been completely reworked to clarify most of the exercises. A few sections were greatly simplified, based on reader feedback.

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Building Skills in Object-Oriented Design

Python Edition

Python HTML – the Python edition broken down into parts and chapters, with search.

Python PDF – the entire book in a single PDF file. Size of 1.6M

Java Edition

Java HTML – the Java edition broken down into parts and chapters, with search.

Java PDF – the entire book in a single PDF file. Size of 1.6M

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About the Author

Steven F. Lott is a consultant, teacher, author and software developer with over 30 years of experience building software of every kind, from specialized control systems for military hardware to large data warehouses.

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