Service FacadeThe book has now been published and the content of this chapter has likely changed substanstially.
Hide the details of how a service is implemented behind an interface.
This pattern is about exposing the services of a service object or an entire Service Layer[PEAA] via an interface that can be used when automating customer tests.
Further ReadingSee http://www.corej2eepatterns.com/Patterns2ndEd/ServiceFacade.htm. The EJB Patterns people [CJ2EEP] also talk about a Session Facade[CJ2EEP] and Martin Fowler has his Service Layer. Service Facade is the technology independent version of Session Facade.
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