Visitor in TypeScript
Visitor is a behavioral design pattern that allows adding new behaviors to existing class hierarchy without altering any existing code.
Read why Visitors can’t be simply replaced with method overloading in our article Visitor and Double Dispatch.
Usage of the pattern in TypeScript
Usage examples: Visitor isn’t a very common pattern because of its complexity and narrow applicability.
This example illustrates the structure of the Visitor design pattern and focuses on the following questions:
- What classes does it consist of?
- What roles do these classes play?
- In what way the elements of the pattern are related?