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Unformatted text preview: status Table Spinner | Communicates with the GUI Incoming messages from the GUI to tell it when to start and/or stop No outgoing messages The GUI of the microwave is able to tell the user if the microwave is operational and if not , then why it cannot operate. The GUI also inputs the user information to determine the cooking time, power, and patterns (such as defrosting). The GUI is used to display instructions to the user to provide the correct input to run the machine. Advantages of having a componentized system The major advantage of having a componentized system is that if one component breaks, you can just replace that one thing without having to replace the whole system. Take for example in a computer system, if one part of the code has a bug in it, you just have to focus on that one part instead of the whole code. For the example of the microwave breaking, if it breaks then you just have to replace the microwave instead of the whole kitchen....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course IT 210 taught by Professor Josephpillera during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10