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Just Java™ 2, Fifth Edition by Peter van der Linden

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Chapter 2. The Story of O: Object-Oriented Programming

The Story of O: Object-Oriented Programming

It’s a surprising observation, but software development trends seem to be running in the opposite direction from the universe in general. The universe has entropy—it is gradually “winding down,” or proceeding to a less and less coherent state. In contrast, software development methodologies over the past 30 years have become more disciplined and ...

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