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Apr
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What is object-oriented programming (OOP)?

Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming language model that organizes software design around data, or objects, rather than functions and logic. An object can be defined as a data field that has unique attributes and behavior. 

Simply put, OOP focuses on the objects that developers want to manipulate rather than the logic required to manipulate them. This approach to programming is well-suited for programs that are large, complex and actively updated or maintained. Due to the organization of an object-oriented program, this method is also conducive to collaborative development where projects can be divided into groups. Additional benefits of OOP include code reusability, scalability 

and
efficiency.

The first step in OOP is to identify all of the objects a programmer wants to manipulate and how they relate to each other, an exercise often known as data modeling. Examples of an object can range from physical entities, such as a human

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