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OO concepts and techniques

Intended for

This course is designed for project leaders, managers, analysts and application developers. You can test yourself to see if this course contains enough new information for you by printing and filling in the self-test (PDF file - 46 KB).


Some familiarity with traditional application development gives the participant a better insight into the advantages of object technology.

Training method

Day 1 mainly contains a theoretical explanation. During day 2 the OO way of thinking will be elaborated by using an illustrative application.

Course leader

Guido Indesteege, Sandy Schillebeeckx, Ludo Van den dries.


2 days.


05/05/2014 Leuven910 EUR guaranteed
  • You can enrol by clicking on the dates in the calendar.
  • N: Dutch; F: French; E: English; No code: language depends on the participants.
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This course offers:

  • an insight into the possibilities, meaning and advantages of OO. The object oriented thinking throughout the development cycle is clearly illustrated;
  • a discussion of the differences from traditional ways of development, also with respect to the maintenance of applications and code reuse;
  • an overview of the characteristics of some OO languages and the 'Component Based Development' concept;
  • an insight into the consequences of OO technology at a company level;
  • an overview of available OO tools, languages and database systems.

Main topics

  • The 'object oriented' paradigm:

object • class • encapsulation • inheritance • polymorphism

  • OO application development cycle:

OO analysis and design • implementation • testing • maintenance • comparison with traditional development

  • OO methods and processes

RUP • Agile Modeling • UML

  • OO application domains:

Application architecture • distributed environments • integration with existing systems • reuse

  • OO languages • OO tools • data bases • Component Based Development
  • Cases and exercises