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MVC architecture

Egil Poma
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Joined: Nov 23, 2002
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Can I refer to the MVC architecture to describe the connection between the different layers (database-server-client) for the application in the design document? That is I've tried to separate the layers as much as possible in my application, and I just wonder if I can refer this to the MVC architecture.
Or is the MVC architecture only refered to for the internal architecture of swing components?
Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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Well simply put MVC is Model View Controller. So if you can prove that your three tiers each represent a seperate part of MVC then you can.
I usually don't represent three tier architecture with MVC. Because that would mean that your business logic tier is the controller and therefore knows a bit about the GUI, or the other way around the GUI knows a bit about the middle tier.

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