i know that a language can be used in a functional, oop procedural manner.
for example ruby, allow programming all 3 method's even though it's
designed to be completly oo, however it's equaly comfotable in
procedural or functional.
ive read that c++ is the same, however i have no experience with it(c++)
On 15/06/05, kevin lyda <kevin+dated+1119273955.5a5a4a at ie.suberic.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 01:50:09PM +0100, James McCarthy wrote:
> > ive been doing a bit of reading about programming languages lately
> > (yesterday & today), differences, similaritys & even the mathematics,
> > more specificly functions & functional programming.
> > for the first time in my short life ive found an interest in maths.
>> should i hold my breath for spelling and composition?
>> > what i was wondering was about functional programming V OOP.
> > the more i look at programming in general the more i see the value of
> > maths, and from where im standing functional programming seems to be
> > the way to go.
> > any advice?
>> "functional" describes one aspect of a language. "oop" describes a
> different aspect of a language. i don't recall the exact terms, but
> suffice it to say that you can have a "functional oopl" just as you can
> have an "imperitive oopl."
>> most people are more familiar with the latter kind of language. java,
> c++, objective c, smalltalk and sqeak to name some popular ones.
> but there are functional oopl's as well. common lisp object system
> (clos), varients on haskell (like o'haskell) and varients on ml are ones
> i know of.
>> and you can apply oo techniques to any language. you can use oo
> techniques with c and you can use them with any functional language as
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