CHAPTER 4

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Integrating the IP Address Application with DHCP

In the previous chapter, we implemented a simple IP accounting application that allows users to keep track of their IP address estate. I described the full lifecycle of the application, from the requirements gathering through the design phase, and finally to the implementation. The emphasis was on the importance of the requirements and design phases, as these allow a developer to validate its implementation.

You may have noticed that, although we implemented most of the initial requirements, we did not get all of them! I deliberately left out a few, such as the search function, DNS resolution, ...

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