Chapter 17

Web Engineering

During the last decade there has been phenomenal growth in Web-based systems/applications. The requirements of Web-based systems are somewhat different. Hence, to meet the special requirements of these systems, some specific processes, procedures and design principles have been developed. This has led to emergence of new sub-discipline in software engineering called ‘Web Engineering’. The following aspects of Web Engineering are discussed in this chapter.

  • General Web Characteristics

  • Web Engineering Process

  • Web Design Principle

  • Web Metrics

  • Mobile Web Engineering

  • Security Issues

The Internet and World Wide Web (www) have developed very recently. Internet is the major technical infrastructure that allows people throughout ...

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