How to learn Web Development? (Introduction)

As per my commitment, I’m now writing about how to learn web development. This is an introduction article. In this post I’ll share about what the basic and primary thing is needed to learn web development. I’m working as an web developer in various type of industrial and corporate field for couple of years. So, I’ll share all of the information, tips, tricks and techniques according to my own experience. So, let’s start.

Let me first tell about what is web development and how it works.

Definition: If I tell the internationally granted definition of Web Development, it will be like “Web development is a broad term for the work involved in developing a web site for the Internet (World Wide Web) or an intranet (a private network). Web development can range from developing the simplest static single page of plain text to the most complex web-based internet applications, electronic businesses, and social network services. A more comprehensive list of tasks to which web development commonly refers, may include web engineering, web design, web content development, client liaison, client-side/server-side scripting, web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development.” (Source: Wikipedia)

Note that at the beginning of the definition it has already been said that Web Development is a broad term, so it can not be described in some sentences or pages about what web development actually is. Even in my case, it will need about a ten thousands words article to describe about web development. After that it will not be properly written. So this time we will not go for it elaborately.

Basic Requirements: To learn web development, first of all you have to meet some basic requirements.

  • English (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking)
  • Good Searching Sense on Search Engines (Google, Yahoo, AOL etc.)
  • Programming Language/Coding (Minimum: HTML, CSS, mySQL, PHP, JavaScript)
  • Programming Tools
  • Domain and Hosting Management
  • Content Management System (CMS) Mangaement
  • Color Sense

This is some primary criteria that you must meet. After that there are huge thing that you should have to learn and know as well.

You may have a common question that every beginner often asks me. Is a programmer/coder a web developer?

My answer is “No”. Not all the programmer/coder are web developer but every web developer is a programmer/coder. Programming Languages are used in various purposes like web development, software development, game development. After learning programming languages different programmers involved their-selves in different field. So, is it clear? I hope so.

You may have an another question in your mind. Are Web Designing and Web Development same thing?

Again my answer is “No” Web Designing and Web Development are not the same thing. Web Design is the outer structures, color combinations and style of a website which can be design by anyone who have a designing idea. It can be designed using Photoshop, illustrator and any other graphic designing tools. In one word I will tell web design is the “Static Template” of a website.

On the other hand, web development is the system development process of a website from back-end to front-end using programming languages. Using the languages depend on which type of web application system and design you want to develop.

So these are some basic introduction about web development for today. I’ll start sharing the main tutorials about how to learn web development from next post secuelly. So stay connected with me and follow my every article if you really want to learn Web Development and take it as your profession. Thank you so much for reading this article spending your valuable time. Take care.

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3 thoughts on “How to learn Web Development? (Introduction)”

  1. The combination of web developments accessibility and it’s high ceiling in terms of salary capability is quite ridiculous! Anyone with enough desire can become a successful, competent developer in under a year. I just read another article showing why coding is such a wonderful career path:

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