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Your Career Timeline as a Web Developer

Your Career Timeline as a Web Developer

  • 28 Jan 2020
  • Admin

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’.

A Web Designer uses various design programs such as Adobe Photoshop to produce the outline and other graphicalfundamentals of the website but on the other hand, a web developer takes a website design and converts it into an actual functioning website by using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and other programming languages.

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
When you click on any URL (Uniform Resource Locater), the page that you see is known as the Front End of any website and that is exactly what Front End Developers design and work upon. A Front End Developer is also known as the Client Side Developers and as the name suggests, they specialize in the programming of the visual User Interface (UI). That is, the interface that allows the user to interact with any website. A front End Developer has to make sure about the user’s aesthetics and design a website in the most user friendly way. A Front End Developer’s skills include the intention of User Interface with User Experience. JavaScript, HTML, CSS are currently the rising collection of Front End interface framework.

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.
JavaScript- It is often abridged as JS. It is an object oriented, high level programming language. It is used by vast majority of websites. In order to be a good front end web developer in this era, you must build your niche in JavaScript because; it is demanded by most number of companies in India and abroad.
CSS- It is popularly known as ‘Cascading Style Sheet’. Alongside, HTML and JavaScript, CSS is one of the most demanded style sheet language. Like HTML, the presentation of a document in CSS is written as markup language. CSS is designed to facilitate the separation of demonstration and content including outline, color and font.
Angular JS- It is a JavaScript based open source front-end web framework mainly sustained by Google and by a civic of individuals and establishments to address many of the challenges encountered in developing single page application. Angular JS intends to streamline both, the development and the testing of such applications by providing a background for client-side model view controller and architectures.
jQuery- It is a free and open source software. The syntax in jQuery is designed in such a way that it makes any document navigation easier. jQuery is one of the JavaScript libraries which is designed to simplify HTML and CSS animation.
Bootstrap- It is a free and open source CSS framework. It contains CSS and JavaScript based designing templates for different interface mechanisms.

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!!