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James E. McDonough, Object-Oriented Design with ABAP, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2838-8_1

1. Preparing to Take the First Step

James E. McDonough

(1)Pennington, New Jersey, USA

Object-oriented design offers many new concepts for us to explore, so we will want to be certain we’ve taken the necessary precautions to insure a successful expedition into this new realm. Accordingly, let’s take a moment to prepare ourselves for the adventure we are about to undertake, to pause and give consideration to both the journey itself and the expectations we have about what we will encounter along the way.

Road Map to Object-Oriented Design

A road map is a useful metaphor to illustrate the path we will take from our familiar surroundings of procedural ...

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