Objects & Components Demystified

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Back to the Future: The History of the Object

The Hallmarks of an Object

Basic Elements of Object Technology (7 topics)

  • The Inversion of the Natural Order
  • Encapsulation and Information Hiding
  • Messages
  • Classes
  • Strong Typing and Early Binding
  • Polymorphism
  • Inheritance

OO Methods (2 topics)

  • The Early Methods
  • The OO Development Cycle

The UML (Unified Modelling Language) (7 topics)

  • Objects
  • Associations
  • Aggregations
  • Conformance and Class Hierarchy
  • Inheritance and Class Hierarchy
  • Events and State Transitions
  • Object Interaction Diagrams

Object Technology Adoption (10 topics)

  • Why Go OO
  • The Benefits of OT
  • Large Scale Organisation
  • Malleability
  • Robustness and Reliability
  • Reuse
  • The State of OT
  • The OO Programming Languages
  • Introducing OT
  • The future

Components (2 topics)

  • Objects versus Components
  • The Component Technologies


A knowledge of the fundamentals of IT is assumed.

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