17.7 Discussion Questions


Many of the case studies in this book feature architectures that separate the producers of data within a system from the consumers of data. Why is that important? What kind of tactic is it? Compile a list of the tactics or design approaches used to achieve separation, beginning with the ones shown in this chapter.


A great deal of attention has been given to separating the user interface from the remainder of the application both in Luther and in our other case studies. Why is this such a pervasive tactic?

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