Building Web Apps: File and Directory Structures
Organization is key to making any type of code work efficiently, and this is especially true for web applications. Many web developers choose to go the route of using premade coding frameworks, such as CodeIgniter for PHP, which help them to stick to a specific structure as well as help them code quicker by providing organization in other areas. With or without a framework though, web applications need structure, and it’s best for developers to know best practices for organizing a web app’s structure from the core.
Each developer may have their own standards for how to organize a web application, but in this article we’ll go over some best practices, common practices, and cover in more detail why certain aspects of a web application should be organized in a certain way over others. Finally, we’ll also look into why organizational structure can be so beneficial when creating an application.