What is Oop: Definition and 18 Discussions

Alley Oop is a syndicated comic strip created December 5, 1932, by American cartoonist V. T. Hamlin, who wrote and drew the strip through four decades for Newspaper Enterprise Association. Hamlin introduced a cast of colorful characters and his storylines entertained with a combination of adventure, fantasy, and humor. Alley Oop, the strip's title character, is a sturdy citizen in the prehistoric kingdom of Moo. He rides his pet dinosaur Dinny, carries a stone axe, and wears only a fur loincloth.
Alley Oop's name was most likely derived from the French phrase allez, hop!. In the 1933 press release that accompanied the launching of the strip with its new distributor NEA, Hamlin was quoted as saying "I really can't recall just how I struck upon the name 'Alley Oop', although it might be from the fact that the name is a French term used by tumblers. Alley Oop really is a roughhouse tumbler." The name of Alley's girlfriend, Ooola, was a play on a different French phrase, "Ooo-la-la."

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    Looking for programming exercises for OOP in Python

    Hello I learned object oriented programming in Python from a book. But it does not have any programming exercises. I do not learn very much unless I do some programming exercises. It helps to hone the skills. So, I am looking for some exercises if OOP Python is taught in universities. Usually...
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    Mathematics Based OOP Project Ideas

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    Is the use of null an anti-pattern?

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    Software for embedded systems in OOPs

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    Object-Oriented Implementation of Python ATM Script: Where Did I Go Wrong?

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    Struggling understanding what OOP is about

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    Comp Sci [JAVA GUI] Counting the trajectory of a projectile not shown

    Hello PFers, I'm trying to make a program in java which process user's position, initial velocity of the projectile and the elevation of the projectile and show the trajectory in GUI. The language is in java. The problem is, the trajectory won't show. It is supposed to show the player's...
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    Java Understanding basics of computer programming

    I am having some issues understanding the fundamentals of Java and OOP. In simplest terms possible with an example can you explain to me what an Object, Class and Method are? I am confused on what these actually are. Thank you
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    Looking for a Book to Learn Java and OOP?

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    MHB OOP vs functional programming paradigm

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    Anyone know of a good OOP plotter for C++

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    How to Create a Deck of Cards in OOP Without Dynamic Memory Allocation?

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    Object oriented programming (oop)

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    OOP: When & Whether to Construct a New Class?

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    C# C# OOP: Static Instance Explained

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    Redundant rambling on about OOP

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    Good online explanation of OOP?

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