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Intro to Interfaces

What is an Interface?
 
An interface is a collection of method definitions (without implementations) and constant values.
 
Advantages of Interfaces
 
Interfaces are useful for:
 
    - capturing similarities between unrelated classes without forcing a class
      relationship 
    
    - declaring methods that one or more classes are expected to implement 
 
Defining an Interface

Defining an interface is similar to creating a new class. An interface definition has two components: the interface declaration and the interface body.

    interfaceDeclaration {
    
        interfaceBody
    
    }

The definition of an interface is a definition of a new reference data type. You can use interface names anywhere in the program, like using any other type name. You cannot instantiate objects of the interface type. It doesn't have a constructor.  

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