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Can you program in a non-OO way?

 
Andrew Polshaw
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I've been bashing together lots of classes lately and it occurred to me that I don't want to stop using classes and other OO techniques. I like thinking on my applications in that way. A few lines in a non-OO scripting language is okay, but I'd even avoid JavaScript because it is too procedural.
Does everyone else feel the same? Or does the rigidity of OO programming get under your skin so you just love to free yourself from the shackles form time-to-time and develop in Perl, or JavaScript, or otherwise?
 
Cindy Glass
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hmmmm . . . I think you are describing the symptoms of Mad Cow disease .
Or perhaps that is Mad Moose Disease .
 
Ilja Preuss
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Well, I would almost always prefer OOP over procedural programming - OTOH other paradigms like declarative programming (e.g. Prolog) or functional programming (e.g. Lisp) are fun to program in, too!
 
Cindy Glass
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I just like to solve problems and build toys.
Somewhere in there folks keep telling me what language I have to do that in today. I am having fun with OO right now.
Tomorrow it will probably be something entirely different .
 
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