Design Strategies and Knowledge in Object-Oriented Programming: Effects of Experience

  title={Design Strategies and Knowledge in Object-Oriented Programming: Effects of Experience},
  author={Françoise D{\'e}tienne},
  journal={Human-Computer Interaction},
An empirical study was conducted to analyse design strategies and knowledge used in object-oriented software design. Eight professional programmers experienced with procedural programming languages and either experienced or not experienced in objectoriented programming participated in this experiment. They were asked to design a program for a procedural problem and a declarative problem. We have concentrated our analysis on the design strategies related to two central aspects of the object… CONTINUE READING
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