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19. Template Method 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 Template Method design pattern , another of the design patterns found in the GoF catalog. We will find this design pattern useful when we need to establish a fixed sequence of steps while allowing for some flexibility in their implementation.

Every day we encounter situations where we must perform a sequence of steps in a certain order. We put on socks before we put on shoes; we open a car door before we get into or out of a car and we close it behind us; we carefully compare ...

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