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Software Engineering for Internet Applications

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ISBN-10: 0262511916

ISBN-13: 9780262511919

Edition: 2006

Authors: Eve Astrid Andersson, Philip Greenspun, Andrew Grumet

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After completing this self-contained course on server-based Internet applications software, students who start with only the knowledge of how to write and debug a computer program will have learned how to build web-based applications on the scale of Amazon.com. Unlike the desktop applications that most students have already learned to build, server-based applications have multiple simultaneous users. This fact, coupled with the unreliability of networks, gives rise to the problems of concurrency and transactions, which students learn to manage by using the relational database system. After working their way to the end of the book, students will have the skills to take vague and ambitious…    
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/24/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Philip Greenspun teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is the author of five books, "mostly on horrifyingly dull technical subjects." Greenspun is the founder of ArsDigita Corporation, an open-source software company, and ArsDigita University, a tuition-free post-baccalaureate computer science program. Greenspun was born in 1963 and raised in Bethesda, Maryland. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with Alex, his Samoyed, and Pi goddess Eve Andersson, who takes care of them both.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Basics
Planning
Software Structure
User Registration and Management
Content Management
Software Modularity
Discussion
Adding Mobile Users to Your Community
Voice (VoiceXML)
Scaling Gracefully
Search
Planning Redux
Distributed Computing with HTTP, XML, SOAP, and WSDL
Metadata (and Automatic Code Generation)
User Activity Analysis
Writeup
Reference Chapters
HTML
Engagement Management
Grading Standards
Glossary
To the Instructor
Sample Contract (between Student Team and Client)
About the Authors
Index