99 Bottles of OOP (99BOOP)
"Everybody complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it." Likewise, everyone has an opinion about what good code looks like, but those opinions don't help you create it. This book fills that gap. It explains the process of writing good code, and teaches you to achieve beautifully programmed ends by way of extremely practical means.
What It's About
99 Bottles of OOP is a practical guide to writing cost-effective, maintainable, and pleasing object-oriented code.
Recognizing when code is "good enough"
Getting the best value from Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Doing proper refactoring, not random "rehacktoring"
Locating concepts buried in code
Finding names that convey deeper meaning
Safely altering code by following the "Flocking Rules"
Simplifying new additions with the Open/Closed Principle
Avoiding conditionals by obeying the Liskov Substitution Principle
Making targeted improvements by reducing Code Smells
Improving changeability with polymorphism
Manufacturing role-playing objects using Factories
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Practical Object-Oriented Design (POODR)
Practical Object-Oriented Design: An Agile Primer Using Ruby (POODR) is a programmers tale about how to write object-oriented code. It explains object-oriented design (OOD) using realistic, understandable examples. POODR is a practical, readable introduction to how OOD can lower your costs and improve your applications.
POODR will help you:
Decide what belongs in a single class
Avoid entangling objects that should be kept separate
Define flexible interfaces among objects
Reduce programming overhead costs with duck typing
Successfully apply inheritance
Build objects via composition
Design cost-effective tests
Craft simple, straightforward, understandable code
If your code is killing you and the joy is gone, POODR has the cure.
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