DebugWare Patterns (Part 6)

Another pattern that logically flows from Tool Chain is called Tool Box. Their principal difference is that the former launches subordinated tools in a sequence to reach the common goal and the latter is the tool that launches other tools in any sequence independently:

 

Often tool boxes are implemented as toolbars. Another boundary example is the so called resource kit tools where an HTML page or taskbar menu serves the role of tool box.

- Dmitry Vostokov @ DumpAnalysis.org -

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