C# Interfaces - besides being used for multiple inheritance and design patterns, what are other uses of interfaces?

Posted on 2011-03-07
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C# Interfaces - besides being used for multiple inheritance and design patterns, what are other uses of interfaces? Any links or examples?
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by:Carl Tawn
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One primary use is to allow polymorphic behaviour, allowing objects of different types to behave in the same way. Interface polymorphism is basically the same as class polymorphism except that the details of the implementation are left to the class which exposes the interface.

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rd707 earned 500 total points
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Interfaces are heavily used when implementing legacy code in the form of COM objects.

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