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Mastering Swift 2 by Jon Hoffman

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Chapter 5. Classes and Structures

The first programming language that I learned was BASIC. It was a good language to begin programming with, but once I traded in my Commodore Vic-20 for a PCjr (yes, I had a PCjr and I really enjoyed it), I realized that there were other, more advanced languages out there, and spent a lot of time learning Pascal and C. It wasn't until I started college that I heard the term "object-oriented language". At that time, object-oriented languages were so new that there were no real courses on them, but I was able to experiment a little with C++. After I graduated, I left object-oriented programming behind, and it really wasn't until several years later, when I started to experiment with C++ again, that I really discovered ...

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