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re: What's your thought about pseudoclassical OOP in JS? VIEW POST

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re: To this day I've never found a good reason to try an OOP approach with JavaScript.
 

So you never used an object literal?

 

Sorry for the late reply, I had somehow missed this.

Yes, I have used object literals in JavaScript. I have also coded in an OOP paradigm with php. As Avalander said, they're different things. An object literal is a list of name-value pairs. OOP is a programing paradigm based on objects.

 

Using objects doesn't make your code object-oriented programming any more than using functions makes it functional programming. At least not if we go back to Alan Kay's intent when he coined the term.

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