Singleton Pattern

The conventional singleton pattern is really something that is used to overcome the fact that all code must be in a class.

class Singleton {
    private static instance: Singleton;
    private constructor() {
        // do something construct...
    }
    static getInstance() {
        if (!Singleton.instance) {
            Singleton.instance = new Singleton();
            // ... any one time initialization goes here ...
        }
        return Singleton.instance;
    }
    someMethod() { }
}

let something = new Singleton() // Error: constructor of 'Singleton' is private.

let instance = Singleton.getInstance() // do something with the instance...

However, if you don't want lazy initialization you can instead just use a namespace:

namespace Singleton {
    // ... any one time initialization goes here ...
    export function someMethod() { }
}
// Usage
Singleton.someMethod();

Warning : Singleton is just a fancy name for global

For most projects namespace can additionally be replaced by a module.

// someFile.ts
// ... any one time initialization goes here ...
export function someMethod() { }

// Usage
import {someMethod} from "./someFile";

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