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A setter is a method used to control changes to a variable. It's most often used in object-oriented programming, in keeping with the principle of encapsulation.

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This is not the most popular opinion but I don't see much of a difference. Setters and getters are a fairly bad idea. I've thought about it and honestly I can't come up with a difference between a … your code from changes. In reality I rarely see setters and getters used to add an action, and when you do want to add an action you want to add it to ALL the setters or getters of a class (like …
answered Aug 1 '11 by Bill K