14.9. 14.9 Object Implementation

In a high level object-oriented language like C++ or Delphi, it is quite possible to master the use of objects without really understanding how the machine implements them. One of the reasons for learning assembly language programming is to fully comprehend low level implementation details so you can make educated decisions concerning the use of programming constructs like objects. Further, because assembly language allows you to poke around with data structures at a very low level, knowing how HLA implements objects can help you create certain algorithms that would not be possible without a detailed knowledge of object implementation. Therefore, this section and its corresponding subsections explain the low level ...

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