Introduction to OOP Chapter 2: Abstraction : next previous audio real text

Finding the Right Level of Abstraction

A critical problem in early stages of development is to determine what details are appropriate at each level of abstraction, and (often more importantly) what details should be omitted.

One does not want to ignore or throw away important information

But one does not want to manage too much information, or have the amount of information hide critical details.

Intro OOP, Chapter 2, Slide 12