In a nutshell, we refer to the term 'Web Development' as creating, constructing and upholding a particular website. In this blog, we will majorly focus on the different aspects of web development and a web developer. Let us not mistake the term ‘web development’ as ‘web designing’.
Variations as a Web Developer
Once that we have gained a proper vision and clarity about what a web developer is actually associated with, let’s focus on the major types of web developers. Well, you can specialize as different kinds of developers but here we will deal with three most common and major types of web developers.
1. FRONT END DEVELOPER
2. BACK END DEVELOPER
When you click on any URL and you see the layout of the website, have you ever wondered as to how the website is functioning and how every single click is prescribed with their associated work? Well, that is the work of a Back End Developer. A back end developer is also known as a server side developer. A Back End Developer helps in smooth functioning of any website. For Example, Consider Google. What do you see when you click on it? ‘A box which allows you to ask questions with a microphone at one side.’ But, the Backend is an enormously complex system which is designed after programming several lines of codes. A Back End Developer deals with languages such as Java, C, C++, Ruby, Python etc. They often need to integrate with a vast range of services such as databases, storage system, logging system etc.
3. FULL STACK DEVELOPER
Well, it is quite possible to be a master of both the front end and the back end programming and that is what will make you a full stack developer.
Career Prospect as a Web Developer
Once that we have known about all the aspects of web Development, let us focus on the most important aspect. How good is web Development as a Career Option?
First thing to keep in mind while choosing Web Development as a career option is that, it require a lot of patience because you definitely can’t master any programming or Front End Language in a month or two. It requires an everyday practice. Once, you’ve mastered this field, there are several opportunities around the globe.
In order to get a good job, you always will have to be open to learn about new and different technologies because Web development is the fastest growing industries in the world with variety of competition and aspects to learn.
Nowadays Web Developers are in high demand in Information Technological companies. Apart from IT there are many other industries such as online marketing, Application Maintenance, Multi-National Companies, Investment banks, Responsive Application updates etc. which demand Web developers.
Hence, once you master this art of Web development money making and jobs with great deals, is just one step away.
Major Programming languages to be learnt as a Front End Web Developer:-
HTML- It stands for 'Hyper Text Markup Language'. It is one of the most used and standard markup languages. HTML is called as markup languages because it is a language that allows users to organize, implement and link text with the data. It is one of the best languages for documents designing and displaying it on a web browser.
Major Programming languages to be learnt as a Back End Web Developer:-
PHP- It is wide-ranging purpose programming language originally designed for web development. The abbreviation, PHP originally stands for Personal Home Page. A PHP code can be executed in various ways, one of which includes CLI (Command Line Interface).
Ruby-It is an interpreted and a high level programming language for general purpose. It is dynamically typed and uses garbage collection which means automatic memory management.
Python- It is also an interpreted and high level programming language which is used for general purpose. It has almost all the similar aspects as ‘Ruby programming language’.
Java- It is general purpose programming language which is class based. It is one of the best object oriented programming language. It runs on Java Virtual Machine.
Well, there are many other languages included in front end and Back End development but once you have mastered all these above mentioned languages, you can settle yourself as a decent and competent Front End and Back End Web Developer. Get in touch today!!