Chapter 20. Introducing Object-Oriented Programming

  • Learn the fundamentals of object-oriented programming (OOP)

  • See the differences between procedural programming and OOP

  • Understand the concept of objects

  • Find out about polymorphism and virtual methods

  • Find out about the relationship of objects to classes in C++

  • Examine the benefits of code reuse


Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming

Your ability to quickly develop robust applications is directly related to your ability to create reusable software modules (classes). C++ allows you to fully realize the potential of object-oriented programming (OOP); in this chapter, you’ll gain insight into how to unleash the OOP power C++ offers.

C++ can allow you to take advantage of code reuse ...

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