CS 5004: Object-Oriented Design
Lecture - 4 credits
- Presents a comparative approach to object-oriented programming and design.
- Discusses the concepts of object, class, metaclass, message, method, inheritance, and genericity.
- Reviews forms of polymorphism in object-oriented languages.
- Contrasts the use of inheritance and composition as dual techniques for software reuse—forwarding vs. delegation and subclassing vs. subtyping.
- Offers students an opportunity to obtain a deeper understanding of the principles of object-oriented programming and design, including software components, object-oriented design patterns, and the use of graphical design notations such as UML (unified modeling language).
- Illustrates basic concepts in object-oriented design with case studies in application frameworks and by writing programs in Java.
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