Implementation vs Interface

When programming some tasks require changing an implementations, whereas others require using an interface. While they are related, the differences are presented below:

Implementation Interface
How something works How something is used
E.g., add a method to push an element onto a stack E.g., use a method to push an element onto a stack
Example implementation

// implement the push method
Stack.prototype.push = function(elt) {
  this.items.push(elt);
}
Example interface use

var stack = new Stack();
// use the push method
stack.push(13);
Concrete Abstract
Details exposed Details are hidden
Usually difficult Usually easier

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