Jim Venolia wrote:Language? Kotlin would be great but I'm not holding my breath. Java would be my next choice, followed by Python, C++, Perl, awk, sed, bash..... (kidding, stop at C++).
Jim Venolia wrote:I've been programming for some 30, eeek! 40 years now, and have only brushed up against OO without actually using it.
Junilu Lacar wrote:In all those 30-40 years of programming, what kind of programming did you do?
You'll often hear/read that OOP is a "paradigm shift" and as nebulous as that phrase is, it actually is just that.
Pete Letkeman wrote:
Jim Venolia wrote:Yeah, that's kinda why I need a book with programming assignments at the end. Otherwise I'm gonna write some nice C code using Java syntax. I can "do" OO, and maybe make it look like I know what I'm doing. Only those who know what their doing will know I'm blowing smoke.