Professor André van der Hoek has co-authored a new book with Marian Petre of Open University entitled, Software Design Decoded, MIT Press publisher. This book explores the specific habits, learned practices, and observed principles applied by expert software designers. It offers sixty-six insights, distilled from years of studying experts at work, that capture what successful software designers actually do to create great software.
Vint Cerf, Internet Pioneer, calls it “pithy and relevant," and Grady Booch, IBM Fellow and Chief Scientist for Software Engineering, IBM Research states, "This is the book I wish I'd had around throughout my journey as a software architect. It's charming, approachable, and full of wisdom -- you'll learn things you'll come back to again and again.”