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Design Patterns Used In PHP Applications

Abhigyan Singh
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In this article, we will teach about how to use a [design pattern in PHP application[(
Many organizations are keen on hiring PHP developers who can help them build some great applications. When almost 8/10 websites you visit are using PHP in some way or another, it is a great idea to know about the design patterns used to make PHP applications.
Do you know, PHP is used by 78.9% of websites with a server-side language.
Let’s take a look at the 5 most commonly used designed patterns in the PHP world these days.
The factory pattern is ideal when you want to build an object. When making a new object you need to create it and then initialize it. Usually, one needs to perform several steps to apply a certain logic. With all the steps involved, it makes sense to have all the steps in one place and re-use whenever you need to build a new object in the same way. This is how a factory pattern works.
Let us understand it with a code example.

interface FriendFactoryInterface {

public function create() : Friend


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