What Does Object Model Mean?
An object model is a logical interface, software or system that is modeled through the use of object-oriented techniques. It enables the creation of an architectural software or system model prior to development or programming.
An object model is part of the object-oriented programming (OOP) lifecycle.
Techopedia Explains Object Model
An object model helps describe or define a software/system in terms of objects and classes. It defines the interfaces or interactions between different models, inheritance, encapsulation and other object-oriented interfaces and features.
Object model examples include:
- Document Object Model (DOM): A set of objects that provides a modeled representation of dynamic HTML and XHTML-based Web pages
- Component Object Model (COM): A proprietary Microsoft software architecture used to create software components