Programming concepts in real life – Interface


paradite

I did not know about the concept of interface until I took the module CS2020 where we use Java to learn data structures and algorithms. In the first few lectures, I was introduced to the idea of interface. I found it extremely intuitive and useful.

What is interface

In simple terms, an interface in programming is set of functions, but only names and descriptions of the functions, not the actual codes. You can write a program to implement(support) these instructions in some ways. Later, you can tell other programs that your program implements this interface and supports these instructions. Then, other programs will be able to directly execute the instructions without knowing how they are implemented. Interfaces can be extended so that the extended interfaces specifies additional functions.

Interface used in programming

One term that people often hear in tech news is API, which just is Application programming…

View original post 431 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s