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what is the need of interface????????

rahul mehra
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why is interface needed in java.... if we say that any class which implememnts a particular interface has the flexibility to define its method in its own way..then we might as well as declare a class with the required method....


why do we need to define an interface.... ???


can anybody give me the basic idea.....


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Ulf Dittmer
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The Sun Java Tutorial has a section on interfaces and inheritance. It explains why and when you might want to use them


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sudhir nim
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Interfaces are used to define contract,
They are also used to achieve runtime polymorphism.


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