Practical API Design

Confessions of a Java Framework Architect

  • Authors
  • Jaroslav┬áTulach

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Theory and Justification

  3. Practical Design

  4. Daily Life

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 237-238
    2. Pages 249-259
    3. Pages 291-302
    4. Pages 355-362
  5. Epilogue

    1. Pages 363-372
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 373-387

About this book


You might think more than enough design books exist in the programming world already. In fact, there are so many that it makes sense to ask why you would read yet another. Is there really a need for yet another design book? In fact, there is a greater need than ever before, and Practical API Design: Confessions of a Java Framework Architect fills that need!

  • Teaches you how to write an API that will stand the test of time
  • Written by the designer of the NetBeans API at Sun Technologies
  • Based on best practices, scalability, and API design patterns


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