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Composite

Composite in Swift

Composite is a structural design pattern that allows composing objects into a tree-like structure and work with the it as if it was a singular object.

Composite became a pretty popular solution for the most problems that require building a tree structure. Composite’s great feature is the ability to run methods recursively over the whole tree structure and sum up the results.

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Usage of the pattern in Swift

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Usage examples: The Composite pattern is pretty common in Swift code. It’s often used to represent hierarchies of user interface components or the code that works with graphs.

Identification: The composite is easy to recognize by behavioral methods taking an instance of same abstract/interface type into a tree structure.

Composite in Other Languages

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