WIT Press


A First Course In Object-oriented Programming Using Oberon

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SEHE950401

Volume

12

Pages

8

Published

1995

Size

812 kb

Author(s)

V. Mahnic & B. Vilfan

Abstract

In the paper we describe the content of a new introductory programming course that attempts to expose students to the object-oriented paradigm in addition to the usual paradigm of procedural programming. Particular attention is devoted to the choice of programming language, and to the teaching methods for object-oriented programming concepts. The use of the Oberon language makes it possible to introduce object-oriented pro- gramming concepts in a simpler way, as extensions of well-known concepts of procedural programming. 1 Introduction All Computer Science students at the University of Ljubljana take the intro- ductory programming course, Programming I, in their first semester. The course has been based up to now on the course CS 1 [3]. The teachi

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