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Dependency Inversion Principle (DIP)

D of the SOLID principle is Dependency Inversion Principle also known as DIP. This is one of those very powerful principle to build highly-decoupled well structured software. What is Dependency Inversion Principle? The dependency inversion principle is a specific form of decoupling software modules. When following this principle, the conventional dependency relationships established from high-level, policy-setting modules to low-level, dependency modules are reversed, thus rendering high-level modules independent of the low-level module implementation details. (wikipedia) Depend on abstractions, not on concretions. Robert C. Martin’s definition of the Dependency Inversion Principle consists of two parts: High-level modules should not depend on low-level modules. Both should depend on abstractions. Abstractions should not depend on details. Details should depend on abstractions. The idea here is that high-level module should not depend on low-level modules.