Joshua Grosser thinks this is interesting: loosely coupled From 4. The Factory Pattern: Baking with OO Goodness from Head First Design Patterns by Eric Freeman, Elisabeth Robson, Bert Bates, Kathy Sierra Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Released: October 2004 Note Loose vs tight coupling - why does it matter? Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/head-first-design/4780386/ 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 Head First 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.