C H A P T E R  2

Getting Started

In this chapter, I am going to enhance the example web app I introduced in Chapter 1. These are the entry-level techniques, and most of the rest of the book is dedicated to showing you different ways to improve upon the result. That’s not to say that the examples in this chapter are not useful; they are absolutely fine for simple web apps. But they are not sufficient for large and complex web apps, which is why the chapters that follow explain how you can take key concepts from the world of server-side development and apply them to your web apps.

This chapter also lets me set the foundation for some web app development principles that I will be using throughout this book. First, I will be relying on JavaScript ...

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