Chapter 8Learn by Example: A Web App from Scratch

It's time to put everything we've learned so far to use―and then some! In this chapter, we'll build a simple database-powered PHP application and deploy it online. We'll explore different approaches to each aspect while keeping it all as newbie-friendly as possible.

Some aspects, such as databases and frameworks, are yet to be covered in the book, so they'll be briefly introduced in this chapter. As usual, the end of the chapter will list links that are useful for further expanding one's knowledge of modern web app development practices.

This chapter is the whole point of the book―demonstration of an app-building process―so skipping it is not an option.

Note that the content you'll encounter throughout ...

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