An Introduction to Object-oriented Design in C++

Which comes first, learning object-oriented design or programming in C++? The authors present an object-oriented approach at the outset as the best way to learn introductory programming concepts. C++ doesn't have to be the top hierarchical level at the end of a programming journey. The object-oriented features of C++ are used as an appropriate foundation for learning to program.

Which comes first, learning object-oriented design or programming in C++?