Technical Fusebox Principles

If you are like us, you are probably thinking, “Okay, enough with the metaphors. Just what makes a Fusebox application in the real world?” Well, Fusebox has many technical aspects. Some people use all the ideas that have ever been labeled “Fusebox,” whereas others only use some core components. For an application to be considered “Fusebox,” it needs to exhibit all of the following characteristics:

  • Use the Fusebox method of file and directory organization.

  • Use the Fusebox core files.

  • Switch on a “fuseaction” to control the flow of the application.

  • Employ exit fuseactions (XFAs).

  • Have all fuses contain Fusedocs.

What happens if an application only uses some of the five characteristics? Usually we call it “my own version ...

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