Web Site Engineering: Beyond Web Page Design

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Prentice Hall PTR, Jan 1, 1998 - Computers - 324 pages
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. 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.

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Contents

Software Engineering Principles
25
The Medium of the Web
51
Problem Definition and Exploration
93
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

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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