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Model-Glue – Web Application Framework

by Simon. Average Reading Time: less than a minute.

Model-Glue is:

  • An Implicit Invocation framework simplifying use of the Model View Controller design pattern in ColdFusion applications. It’s designed to be easy to use and play well with others, like Tartan.
  • Released under the Lesser GPL, meaning that it’s free to download, use, and alter.
  • A framework encouraging clear seperation of Model, View, and Controller
  • Lightweight enough to play well with others: it comes with out-of-the-box connectors to Paul Kenney’s Tartan Framework.
  • Akin to Mach-II, another II, MVC framework, but with slightly simpler functionality, and more clearly defined boundaries between Model and Controller.
  • Written by Joe Rinehart, a quasi-popular ColdFusion blogger with an interest in developing better OO applications in ColdFusion, with constant feedback provided by Doug Hughes of Alagad, Inc.

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