Discover Technologies Every Web Developer Should Be Skilled At

When it comes to website development, the most important concern is selecting the best and most suitable language and technology for you. As so many options are accessible, a web developer must be able to explain the technologies. Web developers always update their knowledge about new web development technologies. Here, we are going to discuss about some technologies that a web developer should become skilled at and explain to the clients.

Browsers

Web browsers are computer programs that form an interface between commands and the outcomes arrived. Some most popular web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Internet explorer etc. A web developer must be mastered on how a website will respond to different browsers. Today, it is must that a website is compatible with all the browsers.

HTML

HTML is a main markup language, which give formation of a website and enables the web developer to understand what to display. With every update and launch of every version, HTML offers expand its capabilities. At present, most web development uses the latest version HTML5 that is loaded with a range of handy functions and features.

CSS

CSS or Cascading Style Sheets allow the web developer to adjust colors, fonts, animation and other content of the website. Nowadays, most developers use the latest version – CSS3 to change the look of web properties that are not completely reliant on scripts.

Protocols

Protocols are a set of rules and regulations on how computers and devices correspond to each other and process information. A web developer must have knowledge of the technologies behind the protocols.

Programming Languages

A website is based on a code that must be written in a programming language. It is just like a method to correspond to computers and inform them what to execute. All languages have different syntax and logic. Java, PHP, Python, Coffeescript, Javascript, and Ruby are some popular programming languages.

Responsive Web Designs

With the augmented use of various devices, the conception of responsive websites has turned out to be immensely crucial. A responsive website is compatible with the screens of various devices flawlessly. This flexibility allows the users to access and view a website conveniently on any device.

Frameworks

The web developers build the frameworks to make their job easy, smooth and convenient. It facilitates the developers to develop efficient and professional website. With the help of frameworks, working on programming languages becomes easy and simple. The most important aspect of frameworks is they reduce the complicated and repetitive task by encouraging reuse of codes for different activities. WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, CakePHP and ASP.NET, etc. are some popular frameworks.

Libraries

Libraries are a combination of code scraps to facilitate a lot of functionality without having to write it all by your own. Some libraries aid the web developers to ensure that website’s code is proficient and it will work smoothly on various websites and devices.

Databases

Databases are where data is kept in the digital and managed format. SQL and NoSQL are two basic types of databases. The configuration of SQL is customized to make sure that all the data is accurate and authenticate. When it comes to NoSQL it offers flexibility for the building and maintenance of applications. A web developer must have knowledge about MongoDB, Redis, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MSSQL, and other databases.

Client

A client can be anyone who is using a website, web application or mobile application. A lot of clients access and interact with a single application accessible on a server.

Server

A server is where the application code is usually stored. The clients make a request to the server to gather information and access different application.

Front-end

Usually, front end is the interface used by a user only. The front-end is contained HTML, CSS and Javascript, etc. A front end decides how a website is displayed to the users.

Back-end

The back-end denotes a secondary processor or plan that is not accessed by the end users. It works as a focused function in support of a key processor or software system. In simple worlds, the back-end is where all the functions, methods and codes are kept and a user doesn’t need to access them.

API

API or application programming interface is formed by the developer of a particular application to enable other developers to access the functionality without sharing the code. API facilitates the developers to share data between different applications and develop a new application by merging various APIs.

Data formats

Data formats are the configurations that decide the organization and storage of data in the databases. JSON, XMS and CSV, etc. are some most popular data formats. A web developer must have knowledge about different data formats and the methods to use them while developing a website.

Summary

Smart Baba focus on these skills to have a better vision and understanding for the beginners who are new to into profession.

Author:
Sehrish Manzoor
About:

Sehrish is a Front-end UI/UX at Smart Baba with sound understanding of latest technology trends. She worked with the team of professionals, produced many user-friendly appealing web sites and mockups for business professionals. Recently working with SEO team to have a better understanding of Search Engine Optimization and so as to get more traffic over client’s sites and blogs.

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