First Class Relationships for OO Languages

Abstract

Relationships have been an essential component of OO design since the 90s and, although several groups have attempted to rectify this, mainstream OO languages still do not support first-class relationships. This requires programmers to implement relationships in an ad-hoc fashion which results in unnecessarily complex code. We have developed a new model for… (More)

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@inproceedings{Nelson2008FirstCR, title={First Class Relationships for OO Languages}, author={Stephen Nelson and David J. Pearce and James Noble}, year={2008} }