Tutorials often illustrate the simplest possible path through your codebase to demonstrate a particular concept. But the truth is that, in real life, things can quickly become quite a bit more complicated. For example, imagine that your website allows users to sign up for subscriptions. The only problem is that, based upon the form request data, you'll need to execute this process in multiple ways. Sounds like you're going to have lots of conditionals in your controller, right? Well, maybe there's another option: strategies.