Yu Sasaki thinks this is interesting: Let's take a look at some problems that you might encounter when working with your legacy code or creating new code, and how the Abstract Factory pattern can help. From 2 Creational Patterns from Design Patterns by Christopher G. Lasater Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning Released: October 2010 Note UML: Factory pattern Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/design-patterns/9758/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in. Minimise Unlock the rest of Design Patterns and 30,000 other books and videos By clicking this box, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our Membership Agreement, and you understand that when your trial period ends, you will be required to provide billing information if you wish to continue using the service. Unlock the rest of this book Start a Free 10-Day Trial loading Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in.