Creational Design Patterns

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Singleton Design Pattern

Singleton design pattern is the first design pattern I learned (many years back). In early days when someone asks me, “do you know any design pattern?” I quickly and promptly answer “I know singleton design pattern” and the question follows, “do you know anything other than singleton” and I stand stumped! A java beginner will […]
Published to Creational Design Pattern Tutorial on 02/05/2011.

Prototype Design Pattern

When creating an object is time consuming and a costly affair and you already have a most similar object instance in hand, then you go for prototype pattern. Instead of going through a time consuming process to create a complex object, just copy the existing similar object and modify it according to your needs. Its […]
Published to Creational Design Pattern Tutorial on 14/07/2010.

Builder Design Pattern

Builder pattern is used to construct a complex object step by step and the final step will return the object. The process of constructing an object should be generic so that it can be used to create different representations of the same object. For example, you can consider construction of a home. Home is the […]
Published to Creational Design Pattern Tutorial on 17/11/2009.

Abstract Factory Design Pattern

Factory of factories. To keep things simple you can understand it like, you have a set of ‘related’ factory method design pattern. Then you will put all those set of simple factories inside a factory pattern. So in turn you need not be aware of the final concrete class that will be instantiated. You can […]
Published to Creational Design Pattern Tutorial on 11/11/2009.

Factory Method Design Pattern

A factory method pattern is a creational pattern. It is used to instantiate an object from one among a set of classes based on a logic. Assume that you have a set of classes which extends a common super class or interface. Now you will create a concrete class with a method which accepts one […]
Published to Creational Design Pattern Tutorial on 05/11/2009.