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CHAPTER 11Enhancing Applications

Once a site has a set of basic applications in working order, the next step is to add more advanced functionality to complement the existing behavior. This can sometimes be a matter of simply adding more applications, each providing new features for users and employees alike. Other times, there are ways of enhancing your existing applications so they grow new features directly, without a separate application that can stand on its own.

These "meta-applications" or "sub-frameworks" are built with the goal of easily integrating into an existing application, using hooks that are already provided. This book has illustrated many such hooks, and they can be used in combination to great effect. It's often possible to ...

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