The primary strength of "Object-Oriented Design Using Java" is that it has one of the best presentations of problem solving using patterns available. It has received rave reviews from instructors, and has been class tested at a number of schools where the response from both professors and students has been extremely positive. This book is intended for the object-oriented programming design course where UML is used extensively for design and notation. It has been especially designed to be accessible to students and is full of real-world examples, case studies, and other aids to assist student understanding.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Elegance in Object-Oriented Design and Implementation Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Object Orientation Chapter 3: Elegance and Implementation Inheritance Chapter 4: Elegance and Methods Chapter 5: Elegance and Classes Chapter 6: Simple Case Study of a Money Class Chapter 7: Introduction to Design Patterns Chapter 8: Figure-Drawing Application Case Study Chapter 9: Language Parser Case Study Appendix A: An Introduction to UML Appendix B: Coding Conventions and Javadoc comments