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The Great Framework Debate

Language : English Quality : High Has Audio : true Source : Other Media : Flash
Hal helms leads a discussion in considering the merits of frameworks in general and some in particular.

Tags: Web Development, Frameworks, Debate, ModelGlue, Fusebox,     [SUGGEST  A  TAG]

Resources referenced in this screencast
  • Hal Helms
  • Coldfusion MX
  • MVC - Model-view-controller
  • Model Glue Framework

  • Created : 2007-01-09   Duration : 51:14

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