Cocoon: The Big Picture

Before we get into the details of the components contained in Cocoon, it is important to understand the Cocoon architecture from a higher level. Also, now is the time for us to define what we mean when we talk about “Cocoon.”

The Cocoon software is made up of many components. Some of these components were developed inside the Cocoon project, and others are external components, developed elsewhere, that have been integrated as part of the larger software bundle you installed in the preceding chapter. Apart from the software, you also installed an application that contains the standard Cocoon examples, the documentation, and all the necessary configuration files.

It is important to remember that these are two separate things. ...

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