Re: [R] Object-oriented programming in R for Java programmers?

From: Johannes Huesing <>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 21:21:37 +0200

Werner Wernersen <> [Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 01:55:26PM CEST]: [...]
> Is there any brief tutorial on oo programming in R
> especially for people who have done oo in Java or C++
> before? That would be really helpful.

"How S4 methods work" highlights the differences between R's function-centric approach to OO and the class-centric approach highlighted by languages such as C++. This 10-page article is written by John Chambers.

Johannes Hüsing               There is something fascinating about science. 
                              One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture  from such a trifling investment of fact.                (Mark Twain, "Life on the Mississippi")

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