[thelist] CF: Coldfusion doesn't do OOP!

Jack Timmons codeacula at codeacula.com
Thu Aug 12 10:37:30 CDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Frank Marion <lists at frankmarion.com> wrote:
> I've run into an argument with a potential employer who exclaimed (sneered?)
> "You can't do OOP in CF, only in Java!".
> I know it's not true, and aside from the tricky proposition of correcting
> someone gracefully, and not being fluent in CF-OOP I wasn't able to give a
> really satisfying comeback ("Does so!" isn't compelling). I know that the
> OOP in CF is somewhat imperfect, but I was hoping that someone could offer
> me a solid response to the assertion. When I look up OOP in wikipedia, I can
> see the following.

Best I can do is Google:


Although if your employer says only Java, I'd question if they know of
C++, Objective-C, PHP, Ruby, etc.

Jack Timmons

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