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Paradigm by Mind Map: Paradigm
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Paradigm

Procedural

Languages: BASIC, Pascal, COBOL, Fortran, Ada.

Emphasizes linear steps that provide the computer with instructions on how to solve a problem or carry out a task.

Types of problems: Linear, step-by-step, and algorithm.

Advantages: Very efficient with number crunching.

Disadvantages: Limited

Object-oriented

Languages: Smalltalk, C++, Java, Scratch

Formulates programs as a series of objects and methods that interact to perform a specific task.

Problems solving: emphasizes classes and methods that form objects. Real world objects.

Disadvantages: Many classes, or objects for the problem.

Advantages: Helps managers

Declarative

Languages: Prolog

Focuses on the use of facts and rules to describe a problem.

Problems: Good with word problems

Advantages: Arrives with many solutions

Disadvantages: Does not specifically solve the problems, but gives many prospect answers.

Functional

Languages: LISP, Scheme, Haskell

Emphasizes the evaluation of expressions, called functions.

Problems: Evaluation of expressions

Advantages: Help evaluate problems to help solve them.

Disadvantages: Less effiecient

Event-driven

Languages: Visual Basic, C#

Focuses on selecting user interface elements and defining event-handing routines that are triggered by various mouse or keyboard activities.

Problems: Event-handling routines.

Advantages: significantly reduce development time and simplify the entire programming process.

Disadvantages: Syntax errors