Software engineering is more than just programming. Like a civil engineer carefully designs and builds a skyscraper, a software engineer carefully designs and implements software systems. Even small PHP scripts may benefit from software engineering concepts. This section explores the issues involved in using PHP in a Web site.
Chapter 26 is about integrating PHP and HTML. You can use PHP just in key places or in generating every page of a site. This chapter helps you decide.
Chapter 27 discusses system specification and design. It develops an approach for designing a system with PHP, including a phase of careful requirements analysis. A survey is made of existing methods for designing with PHP.
Chapter 28 touches ...