Generic Interfaces in .NET
The .NET Framework exposes much standard functionality through generic interfaces, which are implemented in various combinations by classes in the Framework itself, and which can also be implemented by your own classes in order to tap into standard functionality defined by the Framework. In this section we will look at several categories of operations that are supported by these standard, generic interfaces.
Our survey of generic interfaces is by no means exhaustive, but our sampling should give you a good understanding of how generic interfaces work in the .NET Framework.
Now that we understand the concept of interfaces, we are equipped to take a closer ...