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Book Overview

This page is devoted to the book 'Business Objects: Re-engineering for Re-use'

It was published in 1996 by Butterworth-Heinemann (ISBN: 075062082X)

The book describes the Business Object Paradigm (a kind of top level Ontology) and how it evolved from earlier paradigms.

It also describes the REV-ENG methodology for re-engineering legacy systems with the framework of the Business Object Paradigm.

The first edition has sold out, although it is still listed on Amazon and used copies are normally available - the link is http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/075062082X.

A second edition is in the process of being prepared for publication. Until this process is substantially complete a review copy of the second edition is being made available on the strict condition that it only used for review purposes. A single (large) PDF copy can be downloaded from here.

Or it can be downloaded in parts using the links below:

BusObj1.ZIP 0.9Mb
BusObj2.ZIP 0.9Mb
BusObj3.ZIP 1.1Mb
BusObj4.ZIP 0.6Mb
BusObj5.ZIP 1.2Mb
BusObj6.ZIP 1.8Mb