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program to interface principle


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Hi, just wondering if anyone could expand on the 'program to an interface' principle.

From what i've read it's about controlling dependencies....umm and perhaps a way to do this is to use interfaces??

sorry couldn't find much out there.
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Hi Nerd Gerl, is your name really "Nerd Gerl"? Did you read the JavaRanch official policy on registered names?

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See The FAQ, too. Probably a friendlier place to start.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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