General Design Recommendations

When designing the presentation tier in a multi-tier architecture, the following recommendations should be considered:

  • Analyze the user needs and plan for supporting appropriate client access options for the application. For example, Canaxia's retail application for scheduling delivery that is used by the back-office personnel may not require access via a mobile device. On the other hand, it is useful to have an application for notification on a cell phone when the automobile is ready for delivery or one that provides customers with the ability to query using SMS (Short Message Service) in Asia and the WAP (Wireless Access Protocol) browser in Europe to find the state of readiness of the automobile from a Canaxia ...

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