Chapter 3. Building Projects

The great successful men of the world have used their imagination...they think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building—steadily building.

Robert J. Collier

Before you build any application, it is wise to think ahead and create a mental picture of the application. The GUIDS Methodology, detailed in Chapter 2, “Designing Software,” provides the steps to help you think through your application design and architecture. But even if you are a “just do it” type of developer, you need to give some thought to the high-level design. Will it be a Windows application, Web application, or some of both? Will it include ...

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