Chapter 5. Presenting Data

Presenting Data

If your data is structured well, you will find it’s easy to present it however you want. In Chapter 4, “Working with Complex Data,” a lot of time was spent designing data structures so that the data was easy to access. In this chapter, you’ll see how that work pays off. I think it makes perfect sense that Chapter 4 discussed only how to design and structure data, and this chapter deals with data presentation. That’s because a key concept you’ll learn is that keeping the formatting separate from the actual content makes your code more transferable. You should be able to modify and change either the content or the layout ...

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