Web Developer

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A Web developer is someone who programs Web pages. A Web developer is more focused on the way a website works than how it looks. They typically use HTML text editors and work with databases and programming languages as well as HTML.

Web developers have the following skills:

  • HTML
  • Some CSS
  • JavaScript and Ajax
  • PHP, ASP, Java, Perl, or C++
  • MySQL Database
  • Project management

Companies looking for Web developers are looking for people with a strong programming skills that can build and maintain websites that function well.

Web developers won't be asked to create the look and feel of a website.

Web Developer is Used to Mean Programmer

Some people use the term Web developer to mean programmer or administrator. Web developers are sometimes asked to do all back-end work and do hardly anything in HTML.

Be sure to read the job description carefully for any job you are applying for to make sure you meet the requirements.