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Discuss how a software framework facilitates reuse and explain the benefits and drawbacks of frameworks compared to component-based reuse.

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A software framework facilitates reuse by allowing extension of the framework. The framework has a default behavior that is useful for several different applications. Since the flow of control in a framework is dictated by the framework, it can be used in projects where its generic functionality can be used. The greatest benefit is that frameworks enable programmers to focus on software requirements instead of providing working ...

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