OOP books?

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at free.quelquepart.fr
Wed Oct 15 22:12:36 CEST 2008


Ken D'Ambrosio a écrit :
> Hi, all.  Over the years, I've programmed in a fair number of languages; 
> the ones with which I became most familiar were assembler, BASIC, 
> Pascal, and "lately" (the last fifteen years or so) Perl.  Now I'm 
> trying my hand at Python.  While I don't have any problems with the ins 
> and outs of the language (at least thus-far), I'm afraid I'm taking the 
> wrong approach.  The common thread in all the languages I "speak" is 
> that they're all procedural languages, and I'm treating Python the same. 
>   [Okay: Perl does have OOP, but it's retrofitted and ugly.]  Is there 
> an intro-to-Python book where the emphasis isn't so much on the 
> language, but on OOP, itself?  Or, failing that, at least a Python book 
> which doesn't just introduce the language, but gives equal billing to 
> OOP practices, etc.

Not a word about Python in it, but:
http://www.amazon.com/Design-Patterns-Object-Oriented-Addison-Wesley-Professional/dp/0201633612

A must-read if you want to understand OO (MHO of course).





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