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What's the difference between 'Inversion of control' and 'Dependency injection'?

 
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Hi,

Are these two terms synonims? If not, what's the difference between both?

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Check this linkSpring IOC
 
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Just going w/ what someone said to me.

IoC = You give the control to the container to get instance of objects. So instead of you doing "new", let the container do that for you.
DI = The act of "wiring" properties to an object.



 
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They are synonymous in my mind. With a little added distinction that Kevin pointed out. So IoC also includes injecting dependencies. But DI is just DI not "new" where IoC includes new and DI.


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Inversion of control is a general concept to achieve/implement that we use

Dependency injection in spring.

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