An authoritative source about methods, languages, methodologies and supporting tools for constructing information systems that also provides examples for references models.
Its strength is the careful selection of each of the above mentioned components, based on technical merit.
The second edition completely revises all articles and features new material on the latest developments in XML & UML.
The structure follows the definition of the major components of Enterprise Integration as defined by GERAM (Generalised Enterprise Reference Architecture and Methodology).
1st edition sold about 600 copies since January 2003.