"This book is very well written. I have never seen a book on the
market that discusses these concepts as well as this book. Anyone
involved with Information Technology should be familiar with this
material. If not, they need to get this book ASAP and read it cover
—William H. Murray, author of many best-selling programming titles
The strategic guide to enterprise-class component and Web development
In this definitive book, the R&D leader at one of the world's top software companies presents a complete conceptual framework for Internet-centered, component-based development.
Alan W. Brown introduces "best practices" enterprise development techniques that deliver reduced cycle times, improved quality, and greater reuse. He offers holistic insights into leveraging technologies such as Enterprise JavaBeans, COM+, and CORBA/IIOP to enable distributed access at lower cost, with greater flexibility, responsiveness, and user-friendliness than ever before. Coverage includes:
Developing for the e-business revolution: business drivers and technological enablers
The role of middleware, application servers, and enterprise application integration
Selecting technologies, defining architectures, modeling applications, and managing component-based projects
New directions in component development: transforming advanced R&D into real-world enterprise solutions
Large-Scale, Component-Based Development offers a start-to-finish blueprint for managing the Web and component technologies that enable e-business. For every decision-maker involved with Internet-focused, multi-tiered enterprise systems, this is an invaluable resource.