IN THIS CHAPTER
Reviewing code to see preexisting functionality
Writing code by following steps to create your app
Debugging your code by looking for common syntax errors
“Talk is cheap. Show me the code.”
— LINUS TORVALDS
It may not feel like it, but you’ve already done the majority of work toward creating your first web application. You painfully broke down your app into steps, and researched each step to determine functionality and design. As Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux operator system, said, “Talk is cheap.” So let’s start actually coding.
Before you start coding, do a few housekeeping items. First, ensure that you are doing all of the following: