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4. Objects and Object-Oriented Programming: OOP Primer

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

Now that you have had an overview of JSON in Chapter 2 and the JSON Schema Core and its components in Chapter 3, this chapter examines what defines object-oriented programming (OOP), including the concepts behind it, advantages of using OOP, terms used to describe OOP, and the difference between hard objects used in Java and soft objects used in JavaScript. Remember that JSON is used with JavaScript, Java, C++, and a great many other OOP languages, but it is best integrated with JavaScript and also integrates seamlessly with ECMAScript-262.

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