Object orientation is a very nice tool when doing system analysis and design. It's nifty to have small thingies (objects) that you can shuffle around on table, give attributes and behaviour.
But when I sit down to actually write the code? No thanks! Object orientation gives you bloated syntax, tries to force you to behave with regards to coding standards etc without giving something in return.
What's needed is discipline and standards. Don't expose every sub, var etc to the world, don't change interface every release cycle, etc etc etc. Have a consistent naming scheme for subs and vars. Think before you type, don't reinvent the wheel and Keep It Simple, Stupid.
None of these things is automagically taken care of by a OO-language. So I really don't see the point in using one.
If OO was the answer, shouldn't apps written in a OO-languages have fewer bugs, less maintainence headache, quicker adoption of coolest-feature-of-the-day?
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||