In Ne Xt's Catalog, The Subject Is Objects
Even seemingly simple computer programs can require months or years of writing thousands of lines of arcane code. A faster method: object-oriented software. Using prefab chunks of program and data called "objects," which mimic real-world items such as a file folder or a claims form, programmers can cut months off development time. So far, few such objects have been widely available. But on July 21, Steve Jobs's NeXT Computer Inc. introduced a catalog of more than 100 software objects from some 50 companies.
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