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Posts Tagged ‘inheritance’

Delegate covariance and contravariance

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

Let’s talk about something that you should not encounter in your day to day programming experience, but nevertheless, you should be aware of, if you want to become a professional engineer: covariance and contravariance with delegates. They are general programming terms, so, you will encounter them in other programming languages as well, not just C#.… Read more

Polymorphism

Friday, January 3rd, 2020

The third fundamental principle of Object Oriented Programming is called polymorphism.  At a fundamental level, polymorphy refers to the ability of having many forms, or to transform into many forms. It comes from the Greek terms poly, which means “multiple”, and morph, which means “shape” or “form”.… Read more

Inheritance

Sunday, November 17th, 2019

In the first lesson of the Objects chapter, I was discussing in a broad way about Object Oriented Programming, acronymed OOP, and I was enumerating it’s fundamental principles: encapsulation, inheritance, abstraction and polymorphism. In this lesson, I will explain inheritance at large, and how class hierarchies improve code readability and reusability.… Read more


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