Questions tagged [objects-first]

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What is an example of class inheritance in every-day life which is easy to write in an object-oriented language?

When a student is first learning about class inheritance it is nice to use an example from every-day life. For example, Plastic Cups are ...
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How to START an Objects-First Course

In light of this question (and many others on this site), I have been noodling around with the idea of reversing my AP Computer Science A course and taking an Objects-Early approach. I'm having a bit ...
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Justification for an objects-early approach to introductory programming

I'm familiar with two schools of thinking for approaching an introductory level class in an object oriented language: objects-late, and objects-early. In objects-late, you teach various procedural ...
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