I'm asking this question because I believe they did it for a very good reason and that most people do not use it properly, well from my experience in industry so far anyway. But if my theory is true ...
Background Tony Hoare's billion dollar mistake was the invention of null. Subsequently, a lot of code has become riddled with null pointer exceptions (segfaults) when software developers try to use ...
My question is related with System.in and System.out classes (there might be others like those in the Standard library). Why is that? Isn't that a bad practice in OOP? Shouldn't it be used like: ...
I have three classes that work together to do one function (from the perspective of the rest of my program). There is a little bit of set up between them, so, to make it easier for the rest of my ...
Context: Student working through Class design in personal/side project for Summer. I've never written anything implemented by others or had to maintain code. Trying to maximize encapsulation and ...
I'm trying to understand if JavaBeans is a good example of encapsulation. In my view, it's not as usually all the internal state is exposed through getters and setters. A simple example is public ...