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What is the diffrence between Factory and abstract factory design pattern

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What is the diffrence between Factory and abstract factory design pattern
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in Factory. you will use a static method that will return and object of type x and store this object in a variable of the same type x.

Circle c = Factory.CreateCircle();

in Abstract Factory, the difference is that the return object will be stored in super abstract class.

Shape c = Factory.CreateCircle();
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Hope this helps. Has already been addressed in another forum.

http://www.coderanch.com/t/99780/OO-Patterns-UML-Refactoring/Factory-Vs-Abstract-Factory-Pattern
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The guys above already gave you some good advice, but I had always found http://jamesthornton.com/eckel/TIPatterns/html/Chapter06.html a good explanation for all types of Factories.
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