Martin Reddy API Design for C++

ISBN 13: 9780123850034

API Design for C++

4 avg rating
( 89 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780123850034: API Design for C++

API Design for C++ provides a comprehensive discussion of Application Programming Interface (API) development, from initial design through implementation, testing, documentation, release, versioning, maintenance, and deprecation. It is the only book that teaches the strategies of C++ API development, including interface design, versioning, scripting, and plug-in extensibility. Drawing from the author's experience on large scale, collaborative software projects, the text offers practical techniques of API design that produce robust code for the long term. It presents patterns and practices that provide real value to individual developers as well as organizations.

API Design for C++ explores often overlooked issues, both technical and non-technical, contributing to successful design decisions that product high quality, robust, and long-lived APIs. It focuses on various API styles and patterns that will allow you to produce elegant and durable libraries. A discussion on testing strategies concentrates on automated API testing techniques rather than attempting to include end-user application testing techniques such as GUI testing, system testing, or manual testing. Each concept is illustrated with extensive C++ code examples, and fully functional examples and working source code for experimentation are available online.

This book will be helpful to new programmers who understand the fundamentals of C++ and who want to advance their design skills, as well as to senior engineers and software architects seeking to gain new expertise to complement their existing talents. Three specific groups of readers are targeted: practicing software engineers and architects, technical managers, and students and educators.

  • The only book that teaches the strategies of C++ API development, including design, versioning, documentation, testing, scripting, and extensibility.
  • Extensive code examples illustrate each concept, with fully functional examples and working source code for experimentation available online.
  • Covers various API styles and patterns with a focus on practical and efficient designs for large-scale long-term projects.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Practical techniques of API design that produce robust code for the long term

API Design for C++ Martin Reddy

Martin Reddy draws from his experience on large scale, collaborative software projects to present patterns and practices that provide real value to individual developers as well as organizations. API Design for C++ explores often overlooked issues, both technical and non-technical, contributing to successful design decisions that product high quality, robust, and long-lived APIs. --Eric Gregory, Software Architect, Pixar Animation Studios

The design of application programming interfaces can affect the behavior, capabilities, stability, and ease of use of end-user applications. With this book, you will learn how to design a good API for large-scale long-term projects. With extensive C++ code to illustrate each concept, API Design for C++ covers all of the strategies of world-class API development. Martin Reddy draws on over fifteen years of experience in the software industry to offer in-depth discussions of interface design, documentation, testing, and the advanced topics of scripting and plug-in extensibility. Throughout, he focuses on various API styles and patterns that will allow you to produce elegant and durable libraries.

Features

  • The only book that teaches the strategies of C++ API development, including design, versioning, documentation, testing, scripting, and extensibility.
  • Extensive code examples illustrate each concept, with fully functional examples and working source code for experimentation available online.
  • Covers various API styles and patterns with a focus on practical and efficient designs for large-scale long-term projects.

About the Author

Dr Martin Reddy is the founder and CEO of the software consultancy firm Code Reddy Inc. and co-author of Level of Detail for 3D Graphics.

About the Author:

Dr. Martin Reddy is the founder and CEO of the software consultancy firm Code Reddy Inc. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and has over 15 years of experience in the software industry. During this time, he has written 3 software patents and has published over 40 professional articles and a book on 3D computer graphics.

Dr. Reddy worked for 6 years at Pixar Animation Studios where he was lead engineer for the studio’s in-house animation system. This work involved the design and implementation of various APIs to support several Academy Award-winning and nominated films, such as "Finding Nemo", "The Incredibles", "Cars", "Ratatouille", and "Wall-E."

Dr. Reddy currently works for Linden Lab on the Second Life Viewer, an online 3D virtual world that has been used by over 16 million users around the world. His work is currently focused on a radical redesign of the Second Life Viewer, putting in place a suite of robust APIs to enable extensibility and scriptability.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Martin Reddy
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller:
Book_Circle
(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New Book. Bookseller Inventory # 0123850037TUN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
24.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Martin Reddy
Published by ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. API Design for C++ provides a comprehensive discussion of Application Programming Interface (API) development, from initial design through implementation, testing, documentation, release, versioning, maintenance, and deprecation. It is the only book that teaches the strategies of C++ API development, including interface design, versioning, scripting, and plug-in extensibility. Drawing from the author s experience on large scale, collaborative software projects, the text offers practical techniques of API design that produce robust code for the long term. It presents patterns and practices that provide real value to individual developers as well as organizations. API Design for C++ explores often overlooked issues, both technical and non-technical, contributing to successful design decisions that product high quality, robust, and long-lived APIs. It focuses on various API styles and patterns that will allow you to produce elegant and durable libraries. A discussion on testing strategies concentrates on automated API testing techniques rather than attempting to include end-user application testing techniques such as GUI testing, system testing, or manual testing. Each concept is illustrated with extensive C++ code examples, and fully functional examples and working source code for experimentation are available online. This book will be helpful to new programmers who understand the fundamentals of C++ and who want to advance their design skills, as well as to senior engineers and software architects seeking to gain new expertise to complement their existing talents. Three specific groups of readers are targeted: practicing software engineers and architects, technical managers, and students and educators. Bookseller Inventory # EOD9780123850034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
34.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Martin Reddy
Published by Morgan Kaufmann 2011-03-14 (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Morgan Kaufmann 2011-03-14, 2011. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-GRD-04696183

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
34.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Martin Reddy
Published by ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. API Design for C++ provides a comprehensive discussion of Application Programming Interface (API) development, from initial design through implementation, testing, documentation, release, versioning, maintenance, and deprecation. It is the only book that teaches the strategies of C++ API development, including interface design, versioning, scripting, and plug-in extensibility. Drawing from the author s experience on large scale, collaborative software projects, the text offers practical techniques of API design that produce robust code for the long term. It presents patterns and practices that provide real value to individual developers as well as organizations. API Design for C++ explores often overlooked issues, both technical and non-technical, contributing to successful design decisions that product high quality, robust, and long-lived APIs. It focuses on various API styles and patterns that will allow you to produce elegant and durable libraries. A discussion on testing strategies concentrates on automated API testing techniques rather than attempting to include end-user application testing techniques such as GUI testing, system testing, or manual testing. Each concept is illustrated with extensive C++ code examples, and fully functional examples and working source code for experimentation are available online. This book will be helpful to new programmers who understand the fundamentals of C++ and who want to advance their design skills, as well as to senior engineers and software architects seeking to gain new expertise to complement their existing talents. Three specific groups of readers are targeted: practicing software engineers and architects, technical managers, and students and educators. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780123850034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
39.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Martin Reddy
Published by Elsevier Science 2011-03-14, Amsterdam |London (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science 2011-03-14, Amsterdam |London, 2011. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780123850034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
34.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Martin Reddy
Published by ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. API Design for C++ provides a comprehensive discussion of Application Programming Interface (API) development, from initial design through implementation, testing, documentation, release, versioning, maintenance, and deprecation. It is the only book that teaches the strategies of C++ API development, including interface design, versioning, scripting, and plug-in extensibility. Drawing from the author s experience on large scale, collaborative software projects, the text offers practical techniques of API design that produce robust code for the long term. It presents patterns and practices that provide real value to individual developers as well as organizations. API Design for C++ explores often overlooked issues, both technical and non-technical, contributing to successful design decisions that product high quality, robust, and long-lived APIs. It focuses on various API styles and patterns that will allow you to produce elegant and durable libraries. A discussion on testing strategies concentrates on automated API testing techniques rather than attempting to include end-user application testing techniques such as GUI testing, system testing, or manual testing. Each concept is illustrated with extensive C++ code examples, and fully functional examples and working source code for experimentation are available online. This book will be helpful to new programmers who understand the fundamentals of C++ and who want to advance their design skills, as well as to senior engineers and software architects seeking to gain new expertise to complement their existing talents. Three specific groups of readers are targeted: practicing software engineers and architects, technical managers, and students and educators. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780123850034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
42.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Reddy, Martin
Published by Elsevier Science & Technology (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Softcover First Edition Quantity Available: 18
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science & Technology, 2011. Book Condition: New. 2011. 1st Edition. Paperback. The design of application programming interfaces can affect the behavior, capabilities, stability, and ease of use of end-user applications. This book helps you learn how to design a good API for large-scale long-term projects. With C++ code to illustrate each concept, it covers the various strategies of API development. Num Pages: 472 pages, 52 illustrations. BIC Classification: UMN; UMX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 192 x 31. Weight in Grams: 938. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780123850034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
44.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Martin Reddy
Published by Morgan Kaufmann (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Softcover Quantity Available: 18
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Morgan Kaufmann, 2011. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780123850034_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
41.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.87
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Reddy, Martin
Published by Morgan Kaufmann (2011)
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Quantity Available: 18
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Morgan Kaufmann, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # GB-9780123850034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
37.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Reddy, Martin
Published by Elsevier Science & Technology
ISBN 10: 0123850037 ISBN 13: 9780123850034
New Softcover Quantity Available: 18
Seller:
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Elsevier Science & Technology. Book Condition: New. 2011. 1st Edition. Paperback. The design of application programming interfaces can affect the behavior, capabilities, stability, and ease of use of end-user applications. This book helps you learn how to design a good API for large-scale long-term projects. With C++ code to illustrate each concept, it covers the various strategies of API development. Num Pages: 472 pages, 52 illustrations. BIC Classification: UMN; UMX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 192 x 31. Weight in Grams: 938. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780123850034

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book