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Builder

Builder in Swift

Builder is a creational design pattern, which allows constructing complex objects step by step.

Unlike other creational patterns, Builder doesn’t require products to have a common interface. That makes it possible to produce different products using the same construction process.

Usage of the pattern in Swift

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Usage examples: The Builder pattern is a well-known pattern in Swift world. It’s especially useful when you need to create an object with lots of possible configuration options.

Identification: The Builder pattern can be recognized in class, which has a single creation method and several methods to configure the resulting object. Builder methods often support chaining (for example, someBuilder->setValueA(1)->setValueB(2)->create()).

Builder in Other Languages

Design Patterns: Builder in Java Design Patterns: Builder in C# Design Patterns: Builder in PHP Design Patterns: Builder in Python Design Patterns: Builder in Ruby Design Patterns: Builder in TypeScript