What is the difference between a function and a method?
In an Object Oriented Programming (OOP) language like Java, it is called a method. In a procedural language (like QBASIC or PHP) it is called a function. They are the same thing. Most people use them interchangeably. -DJ Craig A function returns a value and method does not return a value. A function that doesn't return a value is called (procedure / subroutine)
functions have independent existence means they are defined outside of the class e.g. in c main() is a function while methods do not have independent existence they are always defined inside class e.g. main() in Java is called method. ######## I've been studying OOP lately and had this question myself, so I will share my thoughts; I was taught that "A Function should do 1(one) thing and do it well." In specific Regards to PHP…
What is the difference between the conventional method of dimensioning and the baseline method of dimensiong?
The only real difference between RPC and RMI is that there is objects involved in RMI: instead of invoking functions through a proxy function, we invoke methods through a proxy. What this means in practice is that we now want the client to hold references to remote objects that it can invoke methods on. These references should behave just like local objects, but when invoked dispatch the method invocation to the remote object. Because we…
The same as the difference between the person making a telephone call and the person receiving that call. The function that makes a function call is the calling function. The function it calls is the called function. The called function may call other functions, thus making it the calling function for the functions it calls.
A constructor is called during the creation of an instance of that class and it does not have a return type as a member function. It is not a property of the created object and the constructor can not be accessed by the object. It is like a static method that only gets called during object creation.