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abstactfactory vs factory method
Joined: Mar 15, 2008
Feb 21, 2012 04:29:25
I just completed theory about abstract factory and factory method.could any one explain the difference between these two clearly?
Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Feb 23, 2012 03:08:33
There's an example in a
that might help. The main difference is that with the factory
you have one class object producing instances of multiple classes. With the abstract factory pattern you have multiple (related) factories.
It is sorta covered in the
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subject: abstactfactory vs factory method
WA #1.....word association
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