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Shivaprasad P Kanaganahallimath
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Joined: Sep 25, 2006
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Could any one explain what is meant by tight coupling? Loose coupling?.


Shiva Prasad P.K.
Matt Russell
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Joined: Aug 15, 2006
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I was Googling on this a few days ago. I found this page quite helpful:
http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?CouplingAndCohesion

Coupling between modules/components is their degree of mutual interdependence; lower coupling is better.

* size: number of connections between routines
* intimacy: the directness of the connection between routines
* visibility: the prominence of the connection between routines
* flexibility: the ease of changing the connections between routines


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