Handy reference guide to (the programming part of) this project
an instance of something that does or is something. anything. doing nothing also counts as doing something, as long as you declare it to be that way. Example: Mama Bear.
the category under which an object falls. Example: Mama Bear is a member of the Bear class.
a smorgasboard of methods, variables, integers--virtually anything--that a class can accept if it wants. It just has to promise that it deals with every element in the smorgasboard. Or else.
- to extend a class
to accept everything that a new class has declared as your own, specializing some or all of the data (hence the word "extend").
- to implement an interface
to sign a binding contract with a bunch of methods and variables.
an action statement, or a bunch of statements, that make an object do something. anything. doing nothing also counts as doing something, as long as you declare it to be that way. Examples: Sleep, Play, Eat Porridge.
- to have a reference to to explicitly know about a class or type. Example: Mama Bear has a reference to Goldilocks.
- to contain to have in your possession, usually as a result of creating something. Example: Mama Bear contains Baby Bear.
conditional statements. Example:
if the bed is too hard, Goldilocks will test the next bed
else Goldilocks will sleep.
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