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A Call for New Paradigms/Tools for Mixed-Signal Application Design
by George Saul
President, Cypress MicroSystems
The promise of objects, encapsulation, single and multiple inheritance, polymorphism, class libraries, data hiding, code reusability, etc have produced a broad range of sophisticated "Visual" tools for the software application developer. These tools have provided huge benefits by exploiting the concept of "abstraction" which seeks to mask underlying details that a developer need not be concerned about. The ability to extend such tools by the addition of new "objects," that more closely reflect the context of a particular application, has proven to be significant.