Why it's a good practice to expose member elements through getter methods ?
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 Q1. Why it's a good practice to expose member elements through getter methods ?Design2017-03-10 10:54:10

Ans. Encapsulation and Polymorphism.

We need methods to access variables in a polymorphic way as overriding only happens with methods and not with variables. Moreover getter provides a way to minimally open the access window for the object and hence provides better encapsulation. To add to those, we can have validation in the getter method before returning elements.

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