The Power of Web Development


The year 1990 was a landmark in the history of computer-enabled ICT. This year was marked by devising the strongest web ever and that is www (World Wide Web). Sir Tim Berners-Lee mastered this 20 years ago. After years of making a great stride, web development is on its matured leg. Web development has been one of the fastest growing industries in the world. According to Wikipedia study based on U.S.A, in 1995 there were less than 1,000 web development firms in the US, but the year 2005 saw over 30,000 such companies in the U.S. alone.  The web development industry is expected to grow over 25% by 2010. Now from individual to giant companies there are hundreds of millions of websites and web applications like photo retouching across the world. And the power of any web related business is triggered by web development per se.

In a nutshell, Web development is a broad term for working in developing a website for the Internet application whether it is World Wide Web or a private network. Web development deals with every detail of web content that is writing markup and coding, web design, web content development and management, client liaison, web server and network security configuration and e-commerce development. Web development is also referred as "back end" of a web site. Those who are expert in this pitch are called web developers as well as web designers or webmasters. Web development technologies usually include ASP, PHP, Joomla, LAMP, MySQL, XML, HTML, XHTML, DHTML, JavaScript, AJAX and much more.

As the internet is making a great stride, web applications are booming, web development is becoming the linchpin for growing the business on internet. The growth of all online industries is being pumped up through web development charisma whether wishing to sell products and services to their customers and to automate business workflow. Thus web development helps enhance revenue by hitting the international market to your target market or consumers. In order to sell or branding products worldwide you need not visit on the globe physically, web development came into being.

Since, cost of Web site development and hosting has dropped significantly in recent years,  instead of costing tens of thousands of dollars before, small companies and even commoners can now develop a simple web site for handful money. In addition, ICT education and the boom of outsourcing and offshore business system web development has been easier to have in a limited budget but with high-quality. There are a number of developing nations which are the outsource providers of web development and design. They are bagging handsome revenue in their national economy. Online stores, e-bay, blog sites and blogging, social networking sites are all the result of pro-active web development outburst. In all aspect, web development became the necessity and the purpose of thriving web in the rein of globalization.