Web Development

Who IS A Web Developer?

A web developer is a programmer who specializes in, or is specifically engaged in, the development of World Wide Web applications, or applications that are run over HTTP from a web server to a web browser.

JOB DESCRIPTION


Web developers are responsible for creating websites. When these artists do their jobs well, everything about the site seems to fit together superbly, from the colors and graphics, to the images and special effects (or "animation," to those in the know), to the navigation.

The job includes meeting with clients and asking broad questions like, "What do you want your site to accomplish?" and more detailed questions like, "What features do you want your site to have?" After ascertaining a client's desires, web designers will start designing. At Big Drop Inc., a web design and development company located in New York City, this involves a multistep process, which includes innovating a new design, writing the code, adding animation (if needed), checking for bugs and fixing them, presenting the client with a test site and moving the site to the client's server. "We don't use any templates," says Garry Kanfer, president of Big Drop Inc. "We start from a blank canvas, and the client has to approve everything page by page."

Although some web developers will design a website's front and back end, many web development companies split these responsibilities. For instance, some web developers will work in Photoshop to create the overall design, while others will be in charge of writing the code in programming languages such as HTML and CSS. Developers must take into account a client’s products or services as well as the target market to create a site that appeals to the client’s customers or intended audience. The job requires a knowledge of software programs, web applications and programming languages, as well as a solid understanding of design principles. Work environments for web developers vary from large corporations or governments to small businesses. Developers may be full-time employees or part-time consultants, or work on a contract basis as freelancers.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects about 13 percent employment growth for web developers by 2026. During that period, about 21,300 new jobs will need to be filled in an industry that already has roughly 162,900 positions. The expansion of e-commerce is expected to be the main driver of web developer job growth in the next decade. As more companies offer or expand their online retail presence, more web developers will be needed to build the websites that consumers visit to purchase their favorite products. Increased reliance on mobile search is another reason the industry’s employment growth should remain strong. "The biggest shift in the industry is mobile technologies," says Andrew Ruditser, lead technology coordinator at Maxburst Inc., a web development company on Long Island. "We have to make sure our sites don't just look good on desktops, but also on Androids and iPhones.".



What Are My Job Requirements ?


Web developers build the web pages and web-based applications that comprise the Internet. A basic web development work-flow includes collecting or creating web content (copy, images, videos, etc.), planning web site layout and navigation, coding the actual web pages, then testing and optimizing the website for superior user experience and optimum performance.

Successful web developers are fluent in the programming languages that fuel the World Wide Web. All web developers need a command of HTML, Javascript & CSS. It's also helpful to know a server-side programming language, such as PHP, Microsoft .Net Visual Basic, or Java to develop more complex applications. Web developers can further distinguish themselves and increase their earning potential by training and certifying in one or more of the leading database systems, such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM and Oracle to write web apps that seemlessly interact with business data.

Web development projects require frequent revisions and enhancements, so web developers need patience as well as strong communication skills to interact with team members and clients. Creativity and an understanding of color theory and design concepts will also increase your value as a web developer. Web development jobs exist in all settings, including enterprises and government agencies, small to medium businesses or working alone as a freelance web developer.

Web Development
Training Categories


ASP.Net

ASP.NET is a web development platform, which provides a programming model, a comprehensive software infrastructure and various services required to build up robust web applications for PC, as well as mobile devices. ASP.NET works on top of the HTTP protocol, and uses the HTTP commands and policies to set a browser-to-server bilateral communication and cooperation. ASP.NET is a part of Microsoft .Net platform. ASP.NET applications are compiled codes, written using the extensible and reusable components or objects present in .Net framework. These codes can use the entire hierarchy of classes in .Net framework.

ASP.NET is used to produce interactive, data-driven web applications over the internet. It consists of a large number of controls such as text boxes, buttons, and labels for assembling, configuring, and manipulating code to create HTML pages

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PHPMYSQL

The PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) is a programming language that allows web developers to create dynamic content that interacts with databases. PHP is basically used for developing web based software applications. This tutorial helps you to build your base with PHP

MySQL is the most popular Open Source Relational SQL Database Management System. MySQL is one of the best RDBMS being used for developing various web-based software applications. MySQL is developed, marketed and supported by MySQL AB, which is a Swedish company. This tutorial will give you a quick start to MySQL and make you comfortable with MySQL programming

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JSP,JSF,Servelet

Java Server Pages (JSP) is a server-side programming technology that enables the creation of dynamic, platform-independent method for building Web-based applications. JSP have access to the entire family of Java APIs, including the JDBC API to access enterprise databases. This tutorial will teach you how to use Java Server Pages to develop your web applications in simple and easy steps

Servlets provide a component-based, platform-independent method for building Webbased applications, without the performance limitations of CGI programs. Servlets have access to the entire family of Java APIs, including the JDBC API to access enterprise databases. This tutorial will teach you how to use Java Servlets to develop your web based applications in simple and easy steps

Java Server Faces (JSF) is a Java-based web application framework intended to simplify development integration of web-based user interfaces. JavaServer Faces is a standardized display technology, which was formalized in a specification through the Java Community Process. This tutorial will teach you basic JSF concepts and will also take you through various advance concepts related to JSF framework.

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