Introduction toObject-OrientedProgramming

Chapter Objectives

By the end of the chapter, readers will be able to:

images  Define what is meant by a programming paradigm.

images  Explain the overall characteristics associated with object-oriented programming (OOP).

images  Identify some of the major components of OOP as well as its major advantages and disadvantages.

  Discuss the characteristics of an object.

  Explain the term “encapsulation.”

  Define “information ...

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