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Expert C# 2008 Business Objects by Rockford Lhotka

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Introduction

I have a passion for frameworks. In more than 20 years as a professional developer, I've never worked on a computing platform that did everything I needed it to do to build applications productively. The Microsoft .NET platform is wonderful, but it doesn't always do quite what I want or need. To address those needs, I'm always looking for tools and frameworks, and sometimes I end up creating them myself.

A framework is simply the codification of an architecture or design pattern. Before you can have a good framework, you need to have an architecture. That means you need to have a vision and a set of goals both for the architecture and the kinds of applications it should enable.

This book is about application architecture, design, and ...

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