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Posted 8 Jan 2001

Bridge Pattern - Bridging the gap between Interface and Implementation

, 8 Jan 2001
This article discusses the Bridge Pattern, what it is, why and when it is needed.
// Image.h : interface of the CImage class
#ifndef _IMAGE
#define _IMAGE

//	Image constants 

#ifndef SUCCESS 
#define SUCCESS		0

#ifndef FAILURE
#define FAILURE		-1

// Forward declaration for the class CImageImp
class CImageImp;

// Class declaration
class CImage
	// Constructor and Destructor
	public :
		virtual ~CImage();

	// Services
	public :
		virtual INT Load( LPCSTR, CRuntimeClass * )	= 0;
		virtual INT	Show( CWnd *, WPARAM );
		INT			GetImageWidth();
		INT			GetImageHeight();

	// Attributes
	protected :
		CImageImp	* m_pImageImp;

// Class declaration
class CBmpImage : public CImage
	// Constructor and Destructor
	public :
		virtual ~CBmpImage();

	// Services
	public :
		virtual INT	Load( LPCSTR, CRuntimeClass * );

	// Implementaion
	protected :
		INT	ReadColorEntries( INT, CFile *, BOOL, CImageImp * );

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T. Kulathu Sarma
Switzerland Switzerland
Kulathu Sarma is working as a Technology Manager for GoldAvenue, a company based in Geneva, Switzerland and responsible for supporting e-business initiatives of GoldAvenue in B2B and B2C Sectors. He has been programming in C/C++ for 9 years and actively working on Patterns for the past 5 years.

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