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asked marvit September 17, 2014 07:04 AM  

What is singleton pattern?


           

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answered By Madhumathi   0  

The Singleton's purpose is to control object creation, limiting the number of obejcts to one only. Since there is only one Singleton instance, any instance fields of a Singleton will occur only once per class, just like static fields. Singletons often control access to resources such as database connections or sockets.

We can make constructor as private. So that We can not create an object outside of the class. This property is useful to create singleton class in java. Singleton pattern helps us to keep only one instance of a class at any time. The purpose of singleton is to control object creation by keeping private constructor.

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