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Observer

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Static diagram

Description :

Type :  Be  (Behavioral)
Intent : Define a one-to-many dependency between objects so that when one object changes state, all its dependents are notified and updated automatically.
Applicability : Use the Observer pattern in any of the following situations :
- When an abstraction has two aspects, one dependent on the other. Encapsulating these aspects in separate objects lets you vary and reuse them independently.
- When a change to one object requires changing others, and you don't know how many objects need to be changed.
- When an object should be able to notify other objects without making assumptions about who these objects are. In other words, you don't want these objects tightly coupled.

Pattern's participants :

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Cédric BOUHOURS
Cédric BOUHOURS
Cédric BOUHOURS