PHP Web programming is ... rev 09 February 2013 ➽ back to dir 10% - the php code that makes the thing happen 50% - coding for security. 20% - handling user, program, and database errors, with nice displays for users, useful displays for you. 20% - html/css - page design 20% - debugging (finding and fixing problems) 10% - organizing your files and your coding stucture. 10% - rewriting parts of it because of changed specs (yours and/or the person who wants the program) 50% - coding for MS Internet Explorer, non-standard input or output, non-standard requirements. 10% - looking things up in references, asking others. 10% - staring at the wall. yes it's over 100% -- because writing a program always takes longer than you think it will -- but -- you can't leave any of those parts out!
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