LearnWhat is OOP?

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Katie-Wojciechowski
writes on December 11, 2019

As anyone working in software could tell you, coding can get really complicated really quickly. Luckily for them (and us!), OOP is there to make things simpler—and, ultimately, to make apps and sites run better.

What is OOP?

OOP stands for Object-Oriented Programming. It’s not a thing; rather, it’s a name for a technique. Programs, by default, run top-to-bottom, but a program that operates this way, line-by-line, is often impossible to work with—it’s going to be way too long and clunky. That’s where objects come in.

A glimpse into object-oriented programming

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