Understanding Web Applications

Understanding Web Applications

A web application is a collection of web pages that interact with visitors, with each other, and with various resources on a web server, including databases. Before you start building your own web applications, you should be familiar with the concepts discussed in this chapter.

The chapter contains the following topics:

About web applications

How a web application works

Authoring dynamic pages

Choosing a server technology

Web application terminology

Getting Started with Dreamweaver
Dreamweaver Basics
Working with Dreamweaver Sites
Laying Out Pages
Adding Content to Pages
Working with Page Code
Preparing to Build Dynamic Sites
Making Pages Dynamic
Developing Applications Rapidly