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Model-View-Template (MVT) architecture is used by the Python web framework Django, which makes it a full stack framework for building websites. What makes this possible?

Django allows you to create models, a class-base representation of our database generated tables. Models produce databases tables and output dynamic HTML templates to the UI using views. With Django, you can retrieve data from a database and map it to a URL without writing an SQL code. You simply need to tell Django what data should be presented; Django will then build a view based on that data. These are all aspects of the MVT architecture's outstanding operation.

Let's examine the architecture of Django MVT:

  • Model: The model is a class-based representation of our database that is in charge of data retrieval, updating, and saving. Model depicts a data-carrying item. Additionally, if the controller's data changes, it may have logic to update it. However, it does not include any logic that explains how to present the data to a user; rather, it only acts as an interface for interacting with database data.

  • View: The magic is present here. This layer collects user input gathered by the template and uses the models to retrieve the necessary data from the database for the user to receive in answer to their request. In the MVC architecture, the view is a representation of the layer that determines what data should be presented.

  • Template: The template defines how the data is presented, operating similarly to the View in the MVC architecture. When a user uses a web application, the template manages all of the HTML and CSS files and shows the actual content of the application. One template can be used by many views in Django to represent various types of data. This is done through the use of the Django Template Language.

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Difference between MVC and MVT architecture

MVT(Model-View-Template) Architecture:

  • It manages URL pattern mapping.

  • All of the components of the app can communicate with one another because MTV is loosely coupled.

  • Simplifies the development of both large- and small-scale applications.

  • For receiving HTTP requests and delivering HTTP responses, MVT uses views.

  • Templates describe how user data will be displayed.

MVC(Model-View-Controller) Architecture:

  • Model and View are both driven by the controller in MVC.

  • View describes how the user's data will be displayed.

  • All of the control-specific code must be written in MVC.

  • Suitable for the creation of large applications but not for small ones.

  • There is no URL mapping involved.

In conclusion a Model View Controller architecture, we must write all the control-specific code, which is the primary distinction between MVC and MVT. However, in an MVT, the framework itself is responsible for the controller portion.

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Sokhavuth TIN • Edited

To me, I think everything start from "Route" or url, why we don't say: Route -> Controllers -> Models -> Views or RCMV?

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