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Decoupled Contract

Decoupled Contract is the name of a design pattern authored by Thomas Erl and published as part of the SOA Design Patterns catalog. Within the catalog this pattern is further categorized as one of the Service Contract Design Patterns.

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The requirements statement for Decoupled Contract is: How can a service express its capabilities independently of its implementation?

The pattern was first printed in the SOA Design Patterns book and a summarized version of this pattern is published at the SOA Patterns community patterns site at the following location:

SOA Patterns > Decoupled Contract

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