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static Factory method pattern

Qusay Jaafar
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Joined: May 06, 2002
Posts: 127
I read about Factory method pattern and about Abstract Factory pattern, but once I read that if a Factory with static factory methods will be called static Factory method.
Is there a pattern called static Factory method pattern or it is just modification for the original Factory pattern itself?
The link below is about it:
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N.B. static Factory method pattern could be used to connect either to local connection or remote connection.

Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
Posts: 17276

To Be honest, whether the methods are static or not static, I always call it a Factory class.

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I agree. Here's the link:
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