Structural patterns

Structural patterns deal with class and object composition. Using interfaces or abstract classes and methods, they define ways to compose objects, which in turn obtain new functionality. The following is a list of patterns we categorize as structural patterns:

  • Adapter
  • Bridge
  • Composite
  • Decorator
  • Facade
  • Flyweight
  • Proxy

Note

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Structural_pattern for more information about structural design patterns.

Adapter pattern

The adapter pattern allows the interface of an existing class to be used from another interface, basically, helping two incompatible interfaces to work together by converting the interface of one class into an interface expected by another class.

The following is an example of adapter pattern implementation: ...

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