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wiki:HttpShell

Term: HttpShell

A JEE Filter that examines incoming HTTP POST requests for certain parameters that indicate required operations on the MeshObjectGraph.

The HttpShell may:

Because the HttpShell can perform all data manipulation operations on MeshObjects and the MeshObjectGraph, it acts like a shell in an operating system on the MeshObjects in a MeshBase.

The primary advantages of the HttpShell are:

  • data manipulation can be expressed entirely in HTML, by setting the parameter values to which the HttpShell reacts.
  • developers can avoid having to write special POST handlers in many circumstances.
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