What is encapsulation?

Packaging an objectís variables within its methods is called encapsulation.

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vishnu bobade

  • Sep 8th, 2005

Classes in C++ provide static encapsulation of objects, by generating code which contains specific knowledge about the internals of encapsulated objects. Static encapsulation occurs at compile time, and therefore cannot directly support the evolution of objects, since recompilation of source code is required if the internal layout changes. This also prohibits the use of distributed or persistent objects without first ensuring that the internal representations of the objects match the ones in the compiled code


  • Jan 17th, 2006

1.The wrapping up of data and member function into a single unit is called encapsulation.2.The data is not accessible to the outside world and only those functions which are wrapped into a class can access it.

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  • Mar 5th, 2006

the wrapping up of data and functions into a single unit is called as encapsulation.e.g: class friend{ int infinte friends; public: int mysoul();}


  • Apr 4th, 2006


Binding several related variables and member functions as a single unit is called data encapsulation. This job has been done by "class" keyword.


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  • Apr 9th, 2006


Encapsulation means wrapping up of Data and Code...this is what i got from data structures book...

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  • Dec 16th, 2006

According to me encapsulation is the process in which we can collect the data members and functions in one place or we can say that to encapsulate the related things.

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  • Dec 14th, 2011

The process of grouping data and its functions into units called as objects paves way for encapsulation.

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  • Sep 22nd, 2012

encapsulation is the process of wrapping of data member and functions in to a single unit

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  • Oct 4th, 2012

The wrapping up of data and code into a single entity is known as encapsulation.It is a way to implement data abstraction

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  • May 31st, 2013

OOPs concept that binds the data along with function which manipulates the data.

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