O'Reilly logo

Apex Design Patterns by Anshul Verma, Jitendra Zaa

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

The adapter pattern

The name adapter is derived from the real world, wherein we have various adapters being used in electrical and mechanical domains. While building an application, we often come across scenarios where we have to integrate with other applications/code, which are incompatible. Often, this results in lots of changes being made to either the base code or third-party code. But, in real-world scenarios, there can be various reasons wherein changes cannot be made to either the base code or third-party code or even both.

Note

The adapter design pattern enables two incompatible classes to interact with each other, without those classes knowing about each other's implementation.

Universal Call Center is expanding and wants to enable its customers ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required