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Discussion on: Functional Programming vs OOPS : Explain Like I'm Five

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James Hickey

Why not lol:

Programming is like lego. You build stuff by stacking blocks together.

In FP blocks are functions.

In OOP blocks are classes.

That's a very rudimentary explanation 😉

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Michael Fekadu

Ah yes! Wonderful!

What are the connection points between each LEGO?

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James Hickey

They could be method invocations, shared state (which I don't suggest overall), asynchronous messages, etc.