The Web Application Model
We will be using a Web application model described in the "IBM Application Framework for e-Business." This model is also called the Model 2 Architecture and is a must for developing robust Web applications or e-businesses.
A Web application is a dialogue between the user and the system. Sending requests made up of data as HTML form field values represents one part of this dialogue, and the server's response, the other. An application on the Web server processes these requests and performs a combination of these three operations:
Understands the requests and executes some business logic using the request data
Forwards the requests to another application based on the values of the processed data obtained by executing ...