Factory Method in Swift

When We Use Factory Method?

All products must follow the same Protocol.

Swift Code

Pros and Cons

Relations with Other Patterns

  • Many Developers start by Factory Method (less complicated and more customizable via subclasses) and evolve toward Abstract Factory, Prototype, or Builder (more flexible, but more complicated).
  • Abstract Factory classes are often based on a set of Factory Methods, but you can also use Prototype to compose the methods on these classes.

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