Container vs. Resource

Within the containerist model, it is worth noting, that a container is not the same as a resource, or 'component' in the terminology of content strategists.

A container's raison d'être is the fulfilment of a user's task, whereas a resource is a stored object of information elements (text, images etc.). A container accesses one or many resources, processes them and structures them for the purpose of fulfilling the task. It can include user interaction and transaction.

Still, a container can be placed anywhere within any stack, and can be modified/steered through parameters.


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2013-12-11

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