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accepted Why do APIs generally consist of interfaces?
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comment Why do APIs generally consist of interfaces?
But adding a method to an abstract class won't break implementations. Although i am beginning to see your point now. Interfaces are used to ensure that the given methods are implemented.
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comment Why do APIs generally consist of interfaces?
But how is that applicable in api design? Won't adding any new method to the api interface readily break all implementations?
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comment Why do APIs generally consist of interfaces?
My question is specifically related to api design. I am aware of the difference between interfaces and abstract class, just asking why interfaces are preferred in api design.
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comment Why do APIs generally consist of interfaces?
Can't provide exact source but i think if an interface is changed, all its implementations are really broken, unlike an abstract class.
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