How does Python's OOP feel?

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Sun May 24 17:06:32 CEST 2009


Ikon wrote:
> I'm rather new to Python. I have PHP for my main language and I do
> some Java. They all have a very strict OO schema. As I red through
> Python's tutorial it seams it has nothing of those rules. No statical,
> abstract classes, functions, or variables.
> 
> I wish someone, who has experience in both Java/PHP/C# and Python
> would tell me how mush better/worse is it to program in a language
> that misses most of the OO parts!
It is freeing.  Simple experiments take far less time.  What many here
(myself included) will tell you is to spend the time you formerly
spent on defining and declaring types on creating test cases.  Then
you have nicely unit-tested code for only a bit more effort than you
had to spend on gettting a program to run before.

--Scott David  Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org



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