21 Mar '12, 3pm

GUI Architectures

To some extent you can see this essay as a kind of intellectual history that traces ideas in UI design through multiple architectures over the years. However I must issue a caution about this. Understanding architectures isn't easy, especially when many of them change and die. Tracing the spread of ideas is even harder, because people read different things from the same architecture. In particular I have not done an exhaustive examination of the architectures I describe. What I have done is referred to common descriptions of the designs. If those descriptions miss things out, I'm utterly ignorant of that. So don't take my descriptions as an authoritative description of the architectures I describe. Furthermore there things I've left out or simplified if I didn't think they were particularly relevant. Remember my primary interest is the underlying patterns, not in the histo...

Full article: http://martinfowler.com/eaaDev/uiArchs.html


Javascript templates using eco.

rubyflow.com 21 Mar '12, 12am

Javascript templates using eco. Posted by stjhimy on March 21, 2012 — 0 comments Eco makes coffeescript available on javas...