Procedural Programming


A ProgrammingParadigm characterized by:

As opposed to OOP:

As opposed to FunctionalProgramming:

Some of the wording above makes procedural sound outdated or inferior. However, I find that it complements databases and relational technology well. For example, one uses schemas instead of "complex types". -- top

Why couldn't the schema contain complex types? For example a table that contains a column that stores polygons rather than just integers. The "instead of" attitude is what causes hostility between table dick heads and object oriented dick heads. Rather than "instead of" we should figure a way to merge the two technologies.

{We have. It's TutorialDee with DateAndDarwensTypeSystem, and it's implemented in the RelProject.}

See also: ProceduralMethodologies

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