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ALSO CALLED: Object-Oriented Design, OOP
DEFINITION: Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming language model organized around "objects" rather than "actions" and data rather than logic. Historically, a program has been viewed as a logical procedure that takes input data, processes it, and produces output data. The programming challenge was seen as how to write the logic, not how to define the data. Object-oriented programming takes the view  … 
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Get started with JavaScript
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WHITE PAPER: This knowledge path begins with an overview of the JavaScript language to provide a foundation for writing JavaScript code. It then covers more advanced topics such as object-oriented JavaScript and DOM modification for HTML page manipulation before covering introductory Asynchronous JavaScript + XML (Ajax) concepts and how to make Ajax requests.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

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Object Persistence and Agile Software Development
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WHITE PAPER: Agile Software Development is one of the most effective methodologies to develop application software. This paper examines and compares RDBMS with several object persistence methods within the context of Agile Software Development by quantifying the impact of these methods on the velocity and success of an agile application development project.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

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OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING DEFINITION (continued): …  that what we really care about are the objects we want to manipulate rather than the logic required to manipulate them. Examples of objects range from human beings (described by name, address, and so forth) to buildings and floors (whose properties can be described and managed) down to the little widgets on your computer desktop (such as buttons and scroll bars).Getting started with object-oriented programmingThe first step in OOP is to identify all the objects you want to manipulate and how they relate to each other, an exercise often known as data modeling. Once you've identified an object, … 
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