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Objective-C: an object-oriented language for pragmatists

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1 Author(s)
Rawlings, R. ; Praxis Syst. PLC, Bath, UK

Objective-C can be regarded as a hybrid between C and Smalltalk. It was designed by Brad Cox in the early 1980s in order to bring the power of the object-oriented approach into the realm of large scale software development. The emphasis of the language is on those aspects which most assist reusability and hence productivity. It is supported by comprehensive class libraries which are modelled on those provided by Smalltalk. The language and associated libraries are outlined

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Applications of Object-Oriented Programming, IEE Colloquium on

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16 Nov 1989