Writing software for a business is hard work. There is no single rule book that outlines which applications to write, how they should be written, how they should interact with each other, or how customizable they should be. The answers to all these concerns are best left to developers on each project, but the examples shown throughout this chapter and Chapter 11 may help you decide the best approach for your project.
Much of a site’s functionality is outward-facing, providing features to users outside the organization. Many times, more functionality is focused inward, intended to help employees perform their ...