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Here’s A Point

For a long time the “Hello, World!” program was the first app a programmer tried with a new language or situation. It’s a quick way to test the general operation of things.

When it comes to object-oriented languages, an object-oriented first program needs a simple object. I’ve long thought that the “XY Point” made an outstanding “Hello, World!” object. It’s basically very simple, so it’s easy to do. And you can extend on it nicely once you get your Point working. You can extend a 2D Point to a 3D Point, or use Points to create Shapes.

This article is about how you create a Point Model in BOOL.

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