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14. Factory Design Patterns

James E. McDonough

(1)Pennington, New Jersey, USA

The next stop on our voyage through the Design Patterns galaxy takes us to the Factory patterns, a collection of three distinct patterns (only two of which are found in the GoF catalog). We will find these design patterns useful to simplify the creation of class instances.

Every day we use things to assist us in our endeavors, from the computer we use at work, to the shoes we wear to work, to the mode of transportation we use to commute between home and work. Although many of us might be adept at and take pride in building some of these things for ourselves, ...

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