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Teaching object oriented programming and design with Eiffel

  • James C. McKimJr.
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 895)

Abstract

The Object Oriented Paradigm is touted as a software development methodology that promotes reuse, models the problem space, facilitates maintenance, incorporates changes easily, shortens the development lifecycle, encourages good software engineering techniques, and cures the common cold. A course in Object Oriented Programming and Design should address these claims. One way (perhaps the only way) for students of the paradigm to test such claims is to build a small but high quality product as part of the course. The Eiffel language provides an ideal platform for such a course due to its simplicity, straightforward support for 00 concepts, and its assertion mechanism.

Keywords

Problem Space Common Cold High Quality Product Object Orient Program Object Orient 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • James C. McKimJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Hartford Graduate CenterHartford

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