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Using interfaces as part of encapsulation

I'm creating interfaces for a number of our existing classes for mocking reasons. Many of these classes also have package scope methods as an attempt to give some level of encapsulation by ensuring ...
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Having trouble with exposing class properties across projects

I have several projects in my solution: Logan.Web.DBContext defines the DbContext for the database and builds the data model Logan.Web.Objects defines the classes that will represent the tables in ...
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Change object state in different point in process

This is not about whether or not getters/setters are wrong. I understand its impact to encapsulation and that question has been raised here and SO several times already. I also do not want to just ...
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Having a globally static cached list without breaking encapsulation?

I have a couple wrappers around third party APIs that allow me to retrieve information from certain web services. Querying these services can be rather time intensive, so in my older version of my ...
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Abstracting AutoLayout sensibly - why is this so conceptually tough and where should I begin?

Below are some babbling, probably incoherent thoughts, but I am so stuck on this problem and I feel like an elegant solution is possible. Though it is indisputably awesome, and makes programatic view ...
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Use a global variable, a singleton, or something else

Preface: I am working in PHP (Abandon hope all ye who enter here). Background: There exists a large set of global functions in PHP, a number of which are miscellaneous system calls, like sleep (and ...
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Return compound structure from getter method in DTO

Suppose the following DTO class. Which of the two getters breaks encapsulation least? class Foo { public: /*Return the most primitive type. Caller do not need to worry about ...