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Object-Oriented Design with ABAP: A Practical Approach by James E. McDonough

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© James E. McDonough 2017

James E. McDonough, Object-Oriented Design with ABAP, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2838-8_16

16. Decorator Design Pattern

James E. McDonough

(1)Pennington, New Jersey, USA

The next stop on our voyage through the Design Patterns galaxy takes us to the Decorator design pattern, another of the design patterns found in the GoF catalog. We will find this design pattern useful in dynamically applying additional responsibilities to objects.

The Decorator design pattern simplifies the task of assigning additional capabilities to an object. Many times its advantages become evident only during maintenance efforts, in situations where additional capabilities are assigned to an object that does not yet use the Decorator pattern. It addresses ...

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