In Object Orientation in Visual FoxPro, industry authority and object-oriented programming expert Savannah Brentnall serves up a concise and lively introduction to OOP geared specifically to the needs of FoxPro programmers like you.
Object Orientation in Visual FoxPro explains object-oriented programming terminology and concepts in simple, direct language with a minimum of technical jargon. Savannah Brentnall's clear explanations, accompanied by helpful diagrams and creative illustrations, make learning about objects both easy and enjoyable. Each term is illustrated with Visual FoxPro code, so you can see exactly how to use these industry-standard concepts in your applications.
Spend just a few hours with Object Orientation in Visual FoxPro and you'll be reaping the benefits of object orientation--faster development, easier maintenance, higher quality, and increased adaptability--in no time.
(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with a Summary.)
About the Author.
Chapter 1: Benefits and Goals of Object Orientation.
Why Object Orientation?
Where Do I Start?
Pure versus Hybrid Languages.
Properties (Instance Variables).
Container (Composite) Objects.
The Public Interface to a Class.
The Class Browser.
The Class Designer.
When to Use the Visual Tools.
Working with .DBF Files.
Leading Object Databases.
The Software Life Cycle.
Nouns versus Verbs.
The Basic Design Steps.
The ATM Example.
Object-Oriented Design Notations.
General Design Tips.
Personalities in the Team.