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Hi all,

What is the difference between Model-View-Controller pattern and Front Controller pattern.

Thanks

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I would say "Front Controller" maps to "Controller" in "Model-View-Controller".
 
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raju -

here's a hint - find out how many controller servlets an MVC app has, then find out how many controller servlets a Front Controller app has.

(You know, we can't just come out and TELL you )

-Bert
 
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Hi Bert,

Thanks for your hint.

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raju -

I hope it's ok that I only gave you a hint... Will you post again when you have the answer?

- Bert
 
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Going by Bert's HINT - Both MVC and Front Controller promote a single centralized Controller Servlet.

According to what I understand - Front Controller is a simplified form of MVC. Front Controller qualifies the Controller and View. MVC goes a step further and qualifies the Controller, View and also Data (Model).

Please correct me if I am wrong!
Thanks.

VJ
 
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