Thoughts on python classes to represent an ebook reader

Wolfgang Maier wolfgang.maier at biologie.uni-freiburg.de
Wed Oct 1 10:48:17 CEST 2014


On 01.10.2014 10:14, math math wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I hope there are people here with strong OOP experience.
>
> Which classes would an object-oriented python programmer create for the design of a e-book reader for example? I am not really interested in the code, just the OOP classes that would come to one's mind for a task like this.
>
> It should allow users to buy new e-books, view their list of purchased books and read the books.
>
> I have made an attempt of class diagram here "http://imgur.com/9TR2Tlm" but I would be really glad to hear other opinions. I have not used any inheritance for example. I didn't know exactly where it would be handy and I also dont know if these classes are theoretically a good basis at all...
>
> Thanks a lot for comments/feedback.
> Felix
>

As it happens, the very popular Calibre ebook software is written in 
Python. So, I guess, getting (https://github.com/kovidgoyal/calibre) and 
looking at its source code should give you a good start.

Wolfgang



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