In Java, you’d say
new Pony("black"), and the pony is made by
Pony(String color). In Ruby, you’d say
Pony.new("black") and the pony-maker is
initialize(color). In Python, you’d say
Pony("black") and the pony-maker is
I wonder which is best? Does all this seem kind of ad-hoc?
Anyhow, in real life, a Java programmer
would start with an
AbstractEquineBreederGenerator and work from
there. And for Ruby you’d be able to say
mySpecialPresent.get do | pony |, and it would clean up the pony
poop for you (but the pony would be named Kurofune). Python programmers are
and Women who Don’t Have Time For Ponies.
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