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- Subject: Re: How can I learn about Object Oriented programming with lua?
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:32:06 +0200
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 3:16 PM, Philipp Janda <email@example.com> wrote:
> Am 27.02.2014 13:33 schröbte Wouter Scherphof:
> If you want to reimplement the GoF patterns in Lua you probably need most of
> the OO features that C++ provides. I don't know how reasonable that is.
I think their original background was Smalltalk, which is a very
dynamic language. There is this common idea that 'patterns compensate
for language limitations' but this seems unnecessarily harsh. They
are a way of looking at components of a *design* at a higher-level.
It's a lot easier to do these things in Lua, but they are still useful
tools for thinking.
Would be interesting doing a wiki page and systematically going
through the patterns:
A quick look indicates that only a few are specific to classic