Layered Application Framework

A layering of increasingly specialized application frameworks on top of a generic foundation framework.

Initially demonstrated by JohnVlissides with the UnidrawFramework, where a generic SourceBasedComponent foundation was specialized into a second layer of foundations for vector-graphic editors, GUI-builders, and schematic editors.

Examples: IvTools (graphics), JwamFramework (business -- tools and materials), AtgDynamo (enterprise application server)

See Also: CompoundObjectProgramming


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