In Java, it is pretty common to see libraries that use method chaining (aka the builder pattern) to construct resources. For example, we might construct a user by doing something like: User user = new User.Builder() .name("Michael Scott") .email("firstname.lastname@example.org") .role("manager") .nickname("Best Boss") .build(); Builders are handy for a variety of reasons, but in the example above we are using a builder in order to define a subset of our User attributes before constructing the user object.
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