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C# C# Objects Encapsulation with Properties Computed Properties

Ilya Sikharulidze
Ilya Sikharulidze
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What is the difference between Method and Property?

Can someone please clarify what is the difference between a Method and a Property?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,708 Points

Sure, a "property" is an item that belongs to an object. For an example from the video, an "Invader" object has a "Location" property. This is where the invader's location on the map is stored.

A "method" is a function that belongs to an object. From the same video, an "Invader" object has a method named "Move". Invoking this updates the location to the next point along the path.