Data encapsulation and data hiding are terms for keeping object properties from public consumption.  This concept is an essential part of object-oriented programming.  We need to be able to have internal processes and values that we can change without impacting users.  It also allows us to limit the impact of changes in large systems.  Thus, we will start our OOP season with a look at this somewhat simple concept.

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Rob Broadhead

Rob is a founder of, and frequent contributor to, Develpreneur. This includes the Building Better Developers podcast. He is also a longtime student of technology as a developer, designer, and manager of software solutions. Rob is a founder and principle of RB Consulting and has managed to author a book about his family experiences. In his free time, he stays busy raising five children (although a few have grown into adults). When he has a chance to breathe, he is on the ice playing hockey to relax.

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