As web sites become more complex, evolve beyond "brochure-ware," and involve real programming and not just html tags, web developers are quickly finding out that web site development is not just web page design but that the principles of good software development/software engineering should be applied. This is one of the first wave of books to apply software engineering principles to web site consruction (internet, intranet, and extranet examples) in order to ensure web sites that are robust, secure and that they scale as an organization's needs grow. This book attempts to define a "methodology" to follow in building web site software by examining where traditional software engineering principles can be applied and where these do not apply and new methods have to be forged.
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Web site development grows up!
Web Site Engineering is the first book to systematically address the management, technical and operational issues that arise when Web sites become sophisticated application deployment platforms. It builds on hard-won software engineering principles, defining a new model for Web site development that delivers reliability, scalability and value without compromising speed.
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You'll gain new insight into the urgent issues that will make or break today's large, sophisticated sites. Discover how to cope with multiple browser environments, decide which new applications to deploy, and ensure adequate response times. Learn how to streamline maintenance through staging sites, database maintenance systems and other techniques. Make strategic decisions about deploying scripting languages, XML, Java, ActiveX and other technologies.
If you're responsible for managing a site with real content and business-critical applications, Web Site Engineering is the book you've been desperately waiting for.About the Author:
Thomas A. Powell is President of Powell Internet Consulting and Director of the Web Publishing Program at the University of California, San Diego. Dominique Cutts is a project manager at Powell Internet Consulting. David Jones is a project manager at Powell Internet Consulting.
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Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0136509207
Book Description Prentice Hall PTR, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110136509207