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Macromedia® Dreamweaver® 8 Unleashed by Zak Ruvalcaba

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Chapter 21. Introduction to Web Applications

IN THIS CHAPTER

Client Versus Server-Side Web Development

The Makeup of Client-Side Web Pages

Server-Side Technologies

Database Options

The Structured Query Language (SQL)

Working with Data Source Names

Introduction to the Dynamic Dorknozzle Intranet

What is a web application? That's the question I'll try to answer in this chapter. Anyone who has spent any amount of time with web applications might tell you that they consist of many pieces all working harmoniously together to facilitate interaction between an end user and a web server. You might have a website that consists of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Additionally, you might have a web server with an installed server-side technology ...

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