Object

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Generally, an object is any software item that can be individually selected and manipulated. This can include shapes and pictures that appear on a display screen as well as less tangible software entities. In object-oriented programming, for example, an object is a self-contained entity that consists of both data and procedures to manipulate the data.

 

Related Reading

The Java Tutorials: More on the use of objects in Java programming.

 

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