routers / controllers

Todd Geist todd at geistinteractive.com
Wed Mar 30 08:11:05 CDT 2011


Yes, I have seen it.  Looks very cool.  and I think there is some stuff I
can adapt from there.

Thanks for reminding me of it

Todd

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 10:08 PM, stephen barncard <
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:

> Todd, you haven't checked out  'RevIgniter'?
>
> works on Rev Server. Awesome, by Ralf Bitter.
>
> http://revigniter.com/
>
> great docs, too
>
> On 29 March 2011 18:25, Todd Geist <todd at geistinteractive.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello
> >
> > I am on to exploring the C in MVC, the "Controller".
> >
> > I have used a few web Frameworks that were highly event driven. These
> > frameworks often had some sort of Main Controller that would catch all
> User
> > actions and some system events and give you an nice easy way to organize
> > these, so your code wouldn't turn into a mess of spaghetti with events
> > flying all over the place.
> >
> > It also keeps things loosely coupled.  When a user clicks a button an
> event
> > is emitted that is caught by the controller.  The controller does
> something
> > with that event like querying a DB or closing a window, and it might
> update
> > the State of the application, which if all goes according to plan updates
> > the UI (or View).
> >
> > It occurs to me that LiveCode with its message path might be a nice fit
> for
> > this kind of architecture.  I was thinking putting the Controller in a
> back
> > script, and seeing where that leads me. But it occurs to me that you
> could
> > really put it anywhere as long as the messages you send are pointed at
> the
> > object.
> >
> > Has anyone messed around with the concept?  Is it useful?  Or is over
> > engineering?
> >
> > Thanks for your input
> >
> > Todd
> >
> >
> > Todd Geist
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