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By Adam Wulf on August 5, 2008
Search Google for “web application MVC patterns” or any variant thereof, and the vast majority of results will talk about the server side MVC. This traditional answer will tell you the browser sits outside the MVC altogether, and sends in HTTP requests that are handled by the Controller, then all the MVC garble happens, and finally the View spits out a brand new HTML page (or XML/JSON for AJAX) for the browser to consume. All this ends up looking something like: