The Template Method Pattern

  • Adam Freeman


The template method pattern allows for individual steps in an algorithm to be changed, which is useful when you are writing classes with default behavior that you want to allow to be changed by other developers. This is a simple pattern to understand and to implement, but it is widely used and can be found throughout most public frameworks, including those provided by Apple. Table 26-1 puts the template method pattern into context.


Individual Step Simple Pattern Order Donor Abstract Classis Donor Communication 
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© Adam Freeman 2015

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  • Adam Freeman
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  1. 1.ChicagoUnited States

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