Web developers makes and maintains websites. They are in charge of a site's overall look and feel. Web developers also handle the technical aspects of a website, including its performance (website speed) and capacity (the maximum amount of traffic the site could handle at a given time).
Common Tasks and Skills of a Web Developer
Building Websites and Web Applications
Testing and Debugging Websites and Web Applications
A web developer tests and debugs websites and web applications to ensure that they are functioning properly and are free of errors. This involves using tools such as browser dev tools and code editors to identify and fix issues.
Collaborating with Designers and Stakeholders
A web developer collaborates with designers and stakeholders to understand project requirements and ensure that web development projects align with the brand’s design and marketing objectives.
Maintaining and Updating Websites and Web Applications
A web developer maintains and updates websites and web applications to ensure that they are running smoothly and are up-to-date with the latest security patches and technologies.
Staying Up-to-Date with Industry Trends and Best Practices
A web developer stays up-to-date with industry trends and best practices to ensure that their web development skills are current and aligned with the latest web technologies. They read industry blogs, attend conferences and training programs, and participate in online communities to stay informed about the latest web development techniques and updates.