The modern world is hard to imagine without the Internet. It is created by numerous services, web applications and services. Have you ever wondered who is behind the creation of the websites you visit, the services you use every day? Although some of them are certainly created with the use of ready-made software and templates developed earlier, behind the proper look, mechanics and support for users of most of them is a web developer.
What does a web developer mean?
Who is a web developer? It is certainly an IT specialist, or software developer, but it is impossible to define it precisely, it is a very general concept, and it begins to gain a detailed meaning when the scope of tasks or technology is defined. He is responsible for web applications – first of all their creation. There are many paths of development, skills and opportunities for a web developer. Most often it is a front end developer, responsible for the website visible to the end user, its mechanics, web application. However, also IT specialists working on the so-called backend, as well as devops are referred to as web developers. Unlike a web architect, a web developer does not deal with graphics or aesthetics of a website from the point of view of its design. Also, the content itself does not fall within the scope of the tasks of the front end developer, the content is handled by the client, copywriter or person responsible for positioning.
How does a web developer create web applications?
Web applications – technology diversity