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Design Patterns Vol. 2 Java

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This exercise is all about cleaning up the code smell, Alternative Classes with Different Interfaces
Alternative Classes With Different Interfaces Example
The XMLBuilder features logic to construct a tree structure using instances of TagNode.
The DOMBuilder contains the exact same tree-construction logic, only it uses instances of classes that implement the Element interface (from the Document Object Model).
There is a great deal of duplicated tree-construction code in each of the builders because TagNode and Element don't share a common interface.
Understood. If TagNode and Element shared a common interface, the builder logic would become identical, thereby allowing it to be shared in a builder superclass. Sounds like a job for the Adapter pattern.
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