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Current Projects

I am currently completing the following books:

  • Non-Fiction:
    • Engineering Safety - and Security-Related Requirements for Software-Intensive Systems
  • Fiction:
    • Expeditions to Faerie (Fantasy)
    • Hell Holes: Volume 2 - Demons on the Dalton (Action-Adventure/Horror/Fantasy / Science Fiction)
    • The Secrets of Hawthorn House (Young Adult Novel)

Books I Have Authored

I am the author or co-author of the following books:

Click cover for more information from the publisher Hell Holes: Volume 1 - What Lurks Below, Donald Firesmith, Magical Wand Press, 1 August 2015, pp. 99, ISBN: 151-506-807-2.
Click cover for more information from the publisher Chinese Edition of Common Testing Pitfalls and Ways to Prevent and Mitigate Them: Descriptions, Symptoms, Consequences, Causes, and Recommendations (SEI Series in Software Engineering), Donald G. Firesmith, Addison Wesley.
Click cover for more information from the publisher Magical Wands: A Cornucopia of Wand Lore, Wolfrick Ignatius Feuerschmied (pen name), ClearSpace, 1 April 2014, pp. 497, ISBN: 978-1497311220.
Click cover for more information from the publisher Common Testing Pitfalls and Ways to Prevent and Mitigate Them: Descriptions, Symptoms, Consequences, Causes, and Recommendations (SEI Series in Software Engineering), Donald G. Firesmith, Addison Wesley, 29 December 2013, pp. 256, ISBN: 978-0133748550.
Click cover for more information from the publisher The Method Framework for Engineering System Architectures (MFESA), Donald G. Firesmith with Peter Capell, Dietrich Falkenthal, Charles B. Hammons, DeWitt Latimer, and Tom Merendino, Auerbach, 20 November 2008, pp. 512, ISBN: 1-420-08575-1.

Book review by Tad Anderson
Click cover for more information from the publisher The OPEN Process Framework, Donald G. Firesmith and Brian Henderson-Sellers, Addison-Wesley Longman, 21 December 2001, pp. 352, ISBN: 0-201-67510-2.

Book review by Ian Alexander
Click cover for more information from the publisher. OPEN Modeling Language (OML) Reference Manual, Donald G. Firesmith, Brian Henderson-Sellers, and Ian Graham, Cambridge University Books, New York, New York, June 1998, pp. 276, ISBN: 1-884842-75-5.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Documenting a Complete Java Application using OPEN, Donald G. Firesmith, Scott Krutsch, Marshall Stowe, and Greg Hendley, Addison-Wesley Longman, Boston, Massachusetts, May 1998, pp. 432, ISBN: 0-201-34277-4.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Wisdom of the Gurus: A Vision For Object Technology, Charles F. Bowman ed., Donald G. Firesmith (author of 2 chapters), Cambridge University Press, New York, New York, March 1998, pp. 470, ISBN: 0-13-499849-9.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Handbook of Applications Development, Paul C. Tinnirello ed., Donald G. Firesmith (author of Chapter XI-4: Testing Object-Oriented Software), Auerbach Publications, Boston, Massachusetts, 1995, pp. 589-628, ISBN: 0-7913-2414-1.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. The Dictionary of Object Technology: The Definitive Desk Reference, Donald G. Firesmith and Edward M. Eykholt, SIGS Books and Cambridge University Books, New York, New York, 1 June 1995, pp. 636, ISBN: 0-13-373887-6.

“This is an indispensable reference book for anyone involved in trying to understand the many, often conflicting uses of terms in object technology by different methodologists.”   Ian Gilmour, member of the faculty at the Intervista Institute
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Object-Oriented Requirements Analysis and Logical Design: A Software Engineering Approach, Donald G. Firesmith, John Wiley & Sons, New York, New York, 13 May 1993, pp. 592, ISBN: 0-471-57807-X.

Books I Have Edited

I was the editor of the following books:

Click cover for more information from the publisher. TOOLS 30 Conference Proceedings - Delivering Quality Software, The Way Ahead, Donald G. Firesmith, Richard Riehle, Gilda Pour, and Bertrand Meyer, editors, IEEE Computer Society Press, Las Alamitos, California, August 1999, pp. 593, ISBN: 0-7695-0278-4.

Object Methodology Overview (CD ROM)
authored by Doug Rosenberg
Donald G. Firesmith editor-in-chief
SIGS Books, Las Alamitos, California
(Out of Print)
1994, pp. TBD, ISBN: TBD.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Directory of Object Technology
edited by Dale J. Gaumer
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
(Out of Print)
January 1995, pp. 387, ISBN: 1884842089.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Dictionary of Object Technology: The Definitive Desk Reference
authored by Donald G. Firesmith
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief
SIGS Books, Las Alamitos, California
(Out of Print)
December 1995, pp. 636, ISBN: 0-13-373887-6.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Next Generation Computing: Distributed Objects for Business
edited by Peter Fingar, Dennis Read, and Jim Stikeleather
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
(Out of Print)
1996, pp. 312, ISBN: 0132618923.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. C++ Gems: Programming Pearls from the C++ Report
edited by Stanley B. Lippman
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
February 1998, pp. 625, ISBN: 0135705819.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. OMT Insights: Perspective on Modeling from the Journal of Object-Oriented Programming
authored by James Rumbaugh
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
February 1998, pp. 412, ISBN: 0138469652.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Best of Booch: Design Strategies for Object Technology
authored by Grady Booch
edited by Grady Booch and Ed Eykholt
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
February 1998, pp. 252, ISBN: 0137396163.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Wisdom of the Gurus: A Vision For Object Technology
edited by Charles F. Bowman
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
March 1998, pp. 470, ISBN: 0134998499.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. OPEN Modeling Language (OML) Reference Manual
authored by Donald G. Firesmith, Brian Henderson-Sellers, and Ian Graham Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
June 1998, pp. 276, ISBN: 1-884842-75-5.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Java Gems: Jewels from the Java Report
collected and introduced by Dwight Deugo
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
May 1998, pp. 625, ISBN: 0521648246.
Cover of the book. The Netscape Programmer’s Guide: Using OLE to Build Componentware Apps
authored by Richard B. Lam
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
(Out of Print)
September 1998, pp. 394, ISBN: 0521648203.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. Advanced Object-Oriented Analysis and Design Using UML
authored by James J. Odell
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
May 1998, pp. 264, ISBN: 052164819X.
Click cover for more information from the publisher. The Patterns Handbook: Techniques, Strategies, and Applications
selected and edited by Linda Rising
Donald G. Firesmith Editor-in-Chief, SIGS Reference Series
Cambridge University Press (originally SIGS Books)
August 1998, pp. 570, ISBN: 0521648181.
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