An introduction to object-oriented programming by timothy budd

Rajeswari Talluri rated it did not like it Feb 21, Jeremy Cooke rated it really liked it Nov 27, Matt rated it liked it Apr 10, Maybe this is mainly the natural opinion of someone who has read a fair amount of more theoretically oriented literature on the subject of programming language theory and type systems recently and so, frowns upon the almost completely non-technical descriptions found in this book.

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An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming

Object-orientation is again and again presented as the way to offer dynamic behavior. Charith rated it it was amazing Jul 23, Contents h Thinking ObjectOriented. Nikhil Karale rated it really liked it Oct 21, It is also useful as a reference.

Ravii Nikesh rated it it was amazing Nov 22, No trivia porgramming quizzes yet. In any case, the mechanisms involved are described to some extent here, but always in a fashion that is a bit too shallow for my tastes.

An introduction to object-oriented programming

programminng Matt rated it liked it Apr 10, Budd received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Western Washington University, and his masters and doctorate degrees in computer science from Yale University.

It is also useful as a reference.

It also covers the 'why' as well as the 'how', which I needed, and seems to be glossed over in a number of other books. It's well balanced in terms of information density, and the exercises helped me to retain the ideas and terminology.

Examples are drawn from several different languages, including among Abhi rated it liked it May 30, An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming 3. Scott rated it it was ok Jun 26, No eBook available Amazon. Bishisht Bhatta rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads progeamming.

An introduction to object-oriented programming

Addison-Wesley- Computers - pages. Maybe the book is an okay introduction to object-oriented concepts for an audience that already has some familiarity with one or more object-oriented languages or at the very least, one or more programming languages of some sortbut I found it to be boring and uninspiring and to be frank, not that well written.

Other alternative models such as the functional one are briefly mentioned in a few places, but never in a way that suggests that they offer alternative, at least equally flexible models to the object-oriented one. Rajeswari Talluri rated it did not like it Feb 21, If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. In An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming, Timothy Budd provides a language-independent presentation of object-oriented principles, such as objects, methods, inheritance including multiple inheritance and polymorphism.

Marcelo Valentim rated it really liked it May 31, Roberto Jung Drebes rated it really liked it Nov 09, Trivia About An Introduction t The book also features advanced sections on design patterns, reflection and introspection, network programming, and the implementation of object-oriented languages.

This book is appropriate for programmers looking to read about the theory behind and functionality of a variety of object-oriented programming languages. Sofia rated it really liked it Aug 25, Bala Krishna rated it liked it Dec 21, Jaakko Rajakallio rated it liked it Jan 06, Not only does the forced connection between dynamic, flexible programming styles and object-orientation diminish the alternative models, it also obstructs a proper description of what is unique to the object-oriented model: I find his style readable and friendly object-orienter being patronising I'm looking at you, Heads First!

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