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MVC an architecture or pattern?

Deepa Rani
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Joined: Sep 21, 2002
Posts: 1
Can someone please explain me if MVC is an architecture or a design pattern? Also I don't understand the difference between a pattern and a framework. Please explain.
Thanks,
Deepa.
Ilja Preuss
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Joined: Jul 11, 2001
Posts: 14112
MVC is an architectural pattern.
For framework vs. pattern see this thread (found by the search feature).


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