Web Development

Web Development

Web development broadly applies to the tasks associated with developing websites for hosting through the intranet or the Internet.

The Web development is the process which includes Web design, Web content development, client-side/server-side scripting and network security configuration and e-commerce development.


Web development is the programming that provides website functionality as per the owner requirements. It mainly deals with the non-design aspect of building websites, which includes coding.
Web development encompasses from creating plain text pages to complex Web-based applications and electronic business applications.
Web Development (Coding types) might consist of:

1. Client-side coding: Client-side coding refers to the class of computer programs on the web that are executed client-side, by the user’s web browser.

  • HTML5 and CSS3
  • Flash
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Microsoft Silverlight
  • AJAX


2. Server-side coding

Server-side coding is a technique used in web development which includes employing script on a web server which produces a response customized for the specific user request to the website.

  • PHP (open source)
  • ASP (Microsoft proprietary)
  • ActiveVFP (open source)
  • Server-Side ANSI C
  • Lotus Domino
  • Python
  • Real Studio Web Edition
  • .NET

Database technology:

The Basic feature of database technology is that it provides an INTERNAL Representation of the EXTERNAL world of interest.

The Technology involved is concerned with maintaining the internal representation consistent with the reality this includes the results of extensive R&D in areas such as user requirement, data modeling, concurrency, process modeling, transaction indexing, rollback, and recovery.

  • MySQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • DB2
  • Firebird
  • Apache Derby
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • MongoDB
  • CouchDB
  • FileMaker
  • WebDNA

For the large organization and businesses the web development work as a team and can consist of hundreds of Web developers for developing websites.

For the smaller companies, they required a few developers or the secondary assignment job position such as information system technician or a graphic designer or contracting developer.


Different Types of Web Developers:

Web Designer

A web designer is fundamentally focusing on the developing the look and feel of the websites. They choose the colors and font and also set structure of the page such as navigation menu, header, sidebar and the content parts.

A designer uses software that creates the code for the pages, depending on how comfortable the designer is with programming code or designer work in an image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop.


Web Programmer

A web developer who specializes in the development of world Wide Web application that can run over HTTP from a web server to Web browser.

A web programmer converts the design to the original code that controls a simple web page.

The usually used languages for Web programming are XML, JavaScript, HTML, Perl 5 and PHP. Web programming is different from Web programming, which needs interdisciplinary knowledge on the application area, database technology, and client and server scripting.

Flash Developer

A Flash developer is a specialist of the web development with design and programming skills in Adobe Flash software and the Action Script programming language.

Adobe Flash is a software that lets developer create interactive, graphic, animated web pages with the movement and sound effect. Flash used for the navigation, online games and computer application.


Content Developer

The content developer uses their knowledge and skills in programming and software to create and update the websites.

Content developers (technical content) can also be professional writers who produces the technical document that is going to help to people to understand and use a service or product.


A content developer is a writer or editor, a videographer or may be writing the content and then make the video form. It is a web content which contained and displayed on the main page of the websites.
The documentation such as Online help, white papers, design specification, deployment guides, developer guides, etc.


Content developers can also be a search engine optimization specialists or an Internet marketing specialist.

High quality, exclusive content is what search engines are looking for, and content development professionals, thus they have a very powerful role to perform to bring your website on top in the search engine optimization process.