prototype : Java Glossary


one of the design patterns, a type of object factory, useful when the classes to instantiate are specified at run time, e.g. dynamically loaded via class.forName. The prototype object factory uses exemplar (prototype/example) objects that it simply clones to produce the desired objects. The factory need know nothing of the class structure of the objects it creates.

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