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Linux® Socket Programming by Sean Walton

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Chapter 11. Saving Time with Objects

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The battery in a clock supplies the clock the power it needs to run. If you need to replace the battery, you simply take one out and put in a new one. Imagine how easy it would be if we could do the same thing with programs—simply unplug the old and plug in the new.

Object technology attempts to reach that level of interfacing. It focuses on the responsibility of each component and provides a solid and unchangeable interface to which you can connect other components. To understand where the technology is going, you ...

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