Chapter 14: Web Application Design


As small projects grow into larger real-world ones, they experience the weight of real-world requirement changes, which include new feature requests, changes in technology, turnover in application developers, and changes in user interfaces. Simple PHP presentation and processing scripts are often difficult to adapt to these changing requirements. This chapter, therefore, covers some important web application design theory and best practices that can help make your web applications more adaptable and maintainable, and thus ultimately save development, money, and time.