Chapter 5. Behavioral Patterns
In the last chapter we looked at structural patterns that describe ways in which objects can be constructed to ease interaction.
In this chapter we'll take a look at the final, and largest, grouping of GoF patterns: behavioral patterns. These patterns are ones that provide guidance on how objects share data or, from a different perspective, how data flows between objects.
The patterns we'll look at are as follows:
- Chain of responsibility
- Template method
Once again there are a number of more recently identified patterns that could well be classified as behavioral patterns. We'll defer looking at those until a later chapter, instead keeping to the GoF ...