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Wrap A Command with Builder Pattern

wrap-a-command-with-builder-patternThis article shows a well-designed way to wrap a command and expose it through API with the classic Builder pattern. In this tutorial, you will learn how to write the Builder pattern, and how to direct standard output stream and standard error stream from the command to the input stream of your API.In a scenario that we have this command line application that will send some information to a server developed using some exotic framework or in a completely a different programming language, which increase the difficulty to reference it directly in your client application. It is used so often in the integration test that you feel the strong need to convert it to an API so that your projects could use it directly from your code without the knowledge on what exactly the correct command line is to have it send the correct information. If this scenario is too complicated for you, let’s just say you want to run a command that execute a jar file with some comma…