Web Development- The largest growing industry for online services
Since the period of commercialization of the web, web development has always been a growing industry. The growth of this industry is pushed especially by the businesses that wish to sell their products and services to their online customers.
For tools and platforms, the public can make use of many open source systems that help to aid in the web development. A very popular example is, the LAMP that includes (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack that is available for download online for free.
Here, the work is involved for the development of web site for the Internet or an intranet. It ranges from development of the simplest static single page of the plain text to that of the most complex web-based internet applications, electronic businesses, and the social network services. A more comprehensive list of tasks that the web development commonly refers, include web designing, web content development, client liaison, client-side, web server and the network security configuration. Among the web professionals, “web development” usually refer to the main non-design aspects of building the web sites that is writing markup and coding.
Web development teams consist of hundreds of people in larger organizations and businesses. Whereas, in the smaller organizations it only requires a single permanent or contracting webmaster, and information systems technician.
Practical web Development can be classified as follows:
Basic and advanced
Here, in basic web development web developers have basic interdisciplinary skills that include:
Graphic design and Information architecture.
Whereas, in advanced web development more advanced web deveoplers have these interdisciplinary skills that include:
Audio, Video and Animated processing and encoding can be done.
web site security analysis and testing
Advanced customized admin panel is available for the end users.
For security the web development takes many security considerations, such as the data entry error checking through forms, filtering output, and encryption. Malicious practices like SQL injection is executed by the users with some ill intent yet with some of the primitive knowledge of web development only.
Scripts can also be used for exploiting websites by granting the unauthorized access to these malicious users if they try to collect the information.