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Object-Oriented Programming

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Object-oriented programming (OOP) is an approach to writing computer code that uses “objects” created by programmers to trigger specific functions in software. Objects in the programming sense are not physical, palpable things like desks or cars; they are software modules, or ...

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