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Front Controller vs Front Component

 
Raj Kumar
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Are Front Controller and Front Component one and the same or are they different design patterns?
if(different)
whats the difference?
else
what should I enter in the exam (If I get a type in q).
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Manjunath Subramanian
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They are the same.You use a controller to centralise the dispatching your requests.This controller is normally a servlet(which is a component,although commonly known as web-component)
Hope this helps,
Manjunath
 
Raj Kumar
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Thanks Manjunath So what would I type, if say I get a q on the exam tomorrow. Front Component or Front Controller? Are they interchangeable?
 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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I would use FrontController.
This is the name Sun has on its website.
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Sita Kotamraju
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Can we consider the "C" in MVC as "Front Controller" also?
 
Madhav Lakkapragada
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Sita:
I was reading Front Controller an hour back and got the same impression..........
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