Introduction to OOP: Chapter 1: Thinking Object-Oriented:
A New Paradigm
We start by considering the definition of the term ``paradigm'':
Par a digm n. 1.
A list of all the inflectional forms of a word taken as illustrative example of the conjugation or declension to which it belongs. An example or model.
[Late Latein paradigma, from Greek paradeigma, modern
paradeiknunai, to compare, exhibit.]
What is the world does this have to do with computer programming languages?
Intro OOP, Chapter 1, Slide 4
The next slide begins an optional side excursion to explore
the nature of language in molding how one views the world.
A comparsion between the traditional imperative paradigm in computer
science and the object-oriented paradigm begins on