|15.1||The Model-View-Controller architecture||340|
|15.2||The Web Command pattern||346|
|15.3||Keeping the implementation simple||349|
One-way communication is entertaining at best, rude and authoritarian at worst. So far we’ve looked at presentation as if there were little or no opportunity for the user to talk back to the application. This is obviously not enough for most web applications.
In some applications, though, talking back may not be necessary. You might just want to get the latest stock quotes from a database and display them in a list. That’s relatively easy to do; eliminating interaction simplifies our job as programmers greatly.
When we do need interaction, there are challenges that are specific ...