Chapter 15. Designing WebDAV Applications

This chapter is intended to be useful to application designers who have already decided to use WebDAV. It discusses some decisions that you must make early on and provides a range of options that you might not otherwise have considered.

The chapter is organized according to the timeline for developing a custom application. Early modeling and framework decisions come first, followed by implementation decisions and finally tips on deploying and maintaining WebDAV applications.

Metadata Usage

A large part of a custom application (like the problem-solving environment described in Chapter 14, Custom WebDAV Applications) can be the properties: the data they contain and the way they are organized. A little thought ...

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