Using the Factory Method Pattern

¬†Introduction to a Classic OOP Design Pattern Throughout my career as a developer I have had the occasion to use the Factory Method Pattern when appropriate, and grown to rely on it extensively in recent months as several projects have dictated. I find this pattern to be extremely useful in creating a loosely-coupled application architecture,…

AS3 Tutorial – The Singleton Pattern

One of the most important patterns that we use over here is the Singleton. It’s used when you need to restrict use of a class to one or only one instance. This comes in handy when you are casting things like application wide settings, or if you are building something like a logging service. There…