Paul Bennett <mailto:paul at teltest.com> wrote: > As part of my next work project (large) I would like to have an excuse > to use / learn some OOP, to see what all the fuss is about. I will be > building a custom cms from the ground up (essentially), and so have a > wide range of "shtuff" I can use it on. Anyone have any ideas what I > could use OOP for? Or should I stick with me old functions and stay > "uneducated" NO! DO NOT STAY UNEDUCATED! I am currently building my own shopping cart (it's going quite well I might add :)!!) and I've just started using OOP. And although I think I'm doing a good job I'm willing to say that an experienced programmer might be able to make great improvements in my code. Still, I think that what I've got so far is much better than what I would have had I not used OOP. It makes things, I think, a lot easier to keep track off. Normally I get a little Dazed and Confused once the project starts to get pretty big. Planning is also good. Hope that helps. Chris.