IN THIS CHAPTER
Defining application requirements
Designing the application database
Creating application objects
Designing and building an application layout
Before you dive too deep into the coding, though, it’s a good idea to sit down and map out just what type of application you want to create. This chapter walks you through the process of designing a dynamic web application. First, it shows you how to obtain the functional requirements for the application. It’s important to know what you’re building before you start building it! Next, the chapter discusses building the database elements required for the application and how to build the PHP objects required to track the data. The chapter ...