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Hello! What''s object oriented programming? How''s it different from regular programming? Why is it so "good"?
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It is a programming paradigm that focuses on abstract representations of things, called objects, that have particular states and behaviour associated with them. Check out this faq for more.

http://www.objectfaq.com/oofaq2/

It is "good" due to the software engineering principles it promotes, ie encapsulation. I think it is pretty safe to assume that most software written today uses this paradigm. And all the major languages (C++,Java,C#,Eiffel) support it or strictly enforce it.

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To ''layman-ize'' the previous explanation...it is a way to build a framework which allows you to modify one aspect of a program without negatively (or at all) affecting the rest of the program unless the interface itself changes.

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to further ''layman-ize'' the previous explanations, its a way to write code, so that your code is more organised and you have better control and understanding over it.

anything you can do with procedural programming, you can do with object oriented programming. but if you''re using the procedural programming paradigm, you''ll have a harder time tracking bugs, making changes to your application and understanding what calls what, and what runs when. especially when your app gets bigger. O-O solves that for you...sort of. :D

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