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CMU Eliminates O-O Studies

fatherjoecode (1725040) writes | more than 3 years ago

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fatherjoecode writes "According to this blog post from professor Robert Harper, the Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science department is removing the required study of O-O from the Freshman curriculum: "Object-oriented programming is eliminated entirely from the introductory curriculum, because it is both anti-modular and anti-parallel by its very nature, and hence unsuitable for a modern CS curriculum." It goes on to say that "a proposed new course on object-oriented design methodology will be offered at the sophomore level for those students who wish to study this topic." Is O-O dying?"
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OO will be around for a while (1)

softWare3ngineer (2007302) | more than 3 years ago | (#35616152)

OO programming has a few thing going for it. if done right it has a huge benefit of being maintainable. even though a network made out of apps is going inherently utilize more distributed and parallel programming there is alot of room left over at the device level(the software that makes up the app) where you will still see benefits of an OO structure.
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