What is Web Development? As the name suggests Web Development simply means developing content on the web. And Websites are the main content. Internet is a very vast term and it contains millions and billions of websites. All of these sites are the result of web development. Unlike all other fields web development is the fastest and most widely used field in the world.
History: What is Web Development
Like all other fields web development have also evolved over the years. The main boom it gained was in 1990’s when for the first time Hyper Text Mark-up Language (HTML) was introduced by Tim Berners-Lee in Europe. Gradually it took popularity and the corporate sector started realizing the business potential out of it. Finally, in just a decade tech giant like Google, Amazon, Twitter & Facebook came into being and they entirely changed the concept of web development Islamabad
What is web development and what is web designing?
People normally mix these two concepts, in fact web designing is a part of web development. All the work that is performed on web is somehow relevant to web development. Web Development is more inclined towards coding instead of designing.
Another important part of web development are the magical developers. They literally are magicians who work behind the scene and the generate user friendly and secure content.
If you go deep inside, Web Development is also a very vast field with multiple branches. But it is generally divided into two further categories i-e
- Front end Web Development
- Back end Web Development
Front end Development
Back end Development
Most importantly back end development is the prerequisite for the front end. This is where all the data is stored, and the coding takes place. The back end of the web consists of the server that hosts the website, an application for running it and a database to contain the data.
Most Popular tools for web development
There are many open source and closed tools for web development such as
- LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack
High quality and highly secured sites are developed using the aforementioned tools. On the contrary there are other beginner tools for development too, i-e