Web Development

Introduction

Web development is a process of creating website and deploying it on the web. It uses scripting languages at the both, server end as well as at client end.

Before you are going to develop a web site you should keep several aspects in mind like:

What to put on the web site?Who will host it?How to make it interactive?How to code it?How to create search engine friendly web site?How to secure the source code frequently?Will the web site design display well in different browsers?Will the navigation menus be easy to use?Will the web site loads quickly?How easily will the site pages print?How easily will visitors find important details specific to the web site?How effectively the style sheets be used on your web sites.

These are the tools which helps the developer to test and debug the web sites. Now a days the web development tool come with the web browsers as extensions and add-ons. All web browsers have built in tools for this purpose.These are the tools which allow the web developer to use HTML, CSS and JavaScript etc.. These are accessed by hovering over an item on a web page and selecting the “Inspect Element” from the context menu

Features

Following are the common features that every web development tool exhibits:

HTML AND THE DOM
HTML and DOM viewer allows you to see the DOM as it was rendered. It also allows the dveloper to make changes to HTML and DOM and see the changes reflected in the page after the change is made.

WEB PAGE ASSESTS, RESOURCES, AND NETWORK INFORMATION
Web development tools also helps to inspect the resources that are loaded and available on the web page.

PROFIING AND AUDITING
Profiling refers to get information about the performance of a web page or web application and Auditing provides developers suggestions, after analyzing a page, for optimizations to decrease page load time and increase responsiveness.

Skills Required
For being a successful web developer, one should possess the following skills:

Understanding of client and server side scripting.

Creating, editing and modifying templates for a CMS or web development framework.

Programming interaction with javascript, PHP, and Jquery etc.