Object Oriented Languages - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124773905, 9780080924571

Object Oriented Languages

1st Edition

Authors: Author Unknown
eBook ISBN: 9780080924571
Paperback ISBN: 9780124773905
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1991
Page Count: 512
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Object-oriented programming is currently enjoying a large-scale adoption of its techniques and languages both in teaching and in real applications. As a paradigm O-OP has stimulated language-specific books and general introductions bound to one language (for example, Eiffel, Smalltalk, and C++). This book comes from France as the first comparative study of the many languages on offer for object-oriented programming. It introduces a general view of O-OP and follows with an extensive look at the features and advantages of the most common languages.**Object Oriented Languages provides a comprehensive introduction to the many diverse aspects of object-oriented programming through a broad tour of currently available object-oriented languages. The text has been designed for teaching an introductory course in the fundamentals of object-oriented programming.

Key Features

An historic view of object-oriented languagesObject-oriented languages surveyed through their classification into Class-based, Frame-based, Actor-based, and Hybrid languagesComparative accounts of many languages: Smalltalk, Objective-C, Flavors, CLOS, Simula, C++, Eiffel, and KRLA case study comparing programming with a Class-based language (Smalltalk) and a more classical language (Ada)Implementations of three object-oriented languages with programming examples and illustrations throughout**Glossary of terms and listings of language vendors


A general introduction for object-oriented programming at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Table of Contents

Objects. Classes. Smalltalk-80. Objective-C. LISP and Objects. The Scandinavian School. Knowledge Representation. Frame-Based Languages. Hybrid Languages. Actors. Programming with Classes. Add Objects to Your LISP. State of the Art and Perspectives. Glossary. An Implementation of ObjVlisp. Bibliography. Index.


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