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Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

Timothy A. Budd

Chapter 15

Case Study: Container Classes


  1. Strong Typing versus Containers
  2. Conventional Solution
  3. Containers in Dynamic Languages
  4. Three Solutions
    1. Common Base Link Type
      1. The Generic List Class
      2. A Link for Double Precision Numbers
      3. Using The List Class
      4. Hiding the Links
    2. Containers that Hold Only Pointers
      1. List and Link
      2. Example, a list of Windows
    3. Best Alternative, Templates
      1. A Template List Class
      2. Using Template Classes
      3. Advantages of Templates
  5. Iteration and Iterators
    1. Iterator Class

Other Material

Intro OOP, Chapter 15, Slide 1