Contract enforcement with AOP

Apply Design by Contract to Java software development with AspectJ

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Filippo Diotalevi

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: July 15, 2004

Your Java code often needs to interact with external components when you develop enterprise software. Whether your application must communicate with a legacy application, an external business system, or a third-party library, using components you don't control introduces the risk of unexpected results. IBM IT Specialist Filippo Diotalevi shows how aspect-oriented programming (AOP) can mitigate this risk by helping you design and define clear contracts between components while keeping your code clean and flexible.

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