October 20, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to Web Development in 2018

In This Blog Post, I am going to tell you about web development and some really reasonable reasons why you should become a Web Developer. So, Let's get started without any further adieu.



First of All, Let's Discuss What basically is Web Development!

What is Web Development?

You surf the internet? huh! Probably Yes, unless you are a not-a-technical person! So, On the Internet, you come across a number of websites that provide various features and services.

You might be wondering who makes or designs these websites. Here is the answer, a Web Developer.

A Web Developer is a Person specialising in designing or developing websites or web apps through programming or as everyone calls it, coding. You wanna be one? Read this blog post and surely you will be ready to step into the web development world.

Next, We are going to talk about how you can learn Web Development.

How to learn Web Development?

Web Development is not a rocket science for sure. It just requires some creativity and a serious dedication towards learning. It is not necessary to enrol in some web development class, rather you can learn it with the comfort of your home, sitting in front of your desktop or laptop and even smartphones.

Seems pretty cool, right?

Here are some ways you can learn web development:
  • Online Tutorials - Undoubtedly, YouTube is a really great platform for learning programming. Just Search 'Web Development Tutorials for Beginners', and you are good to go!
  • Books - aha! People who like learning from books can surely use books as a source to learn programming or web development.
  • Classes (least preferred) - If you are having a good budget, then you can get yourself enrolled in some coaching classes. A web development course costs somewhere between 20k-25k.
You might wondering which languages to learn, why fear when I am here!

Which Languages To Learn?

First of all, let's understand the concept of front-end and back-end languages.
  • Front-End Languages: These languages make the display part of the web page. In other words, things which everyone can see. For Eg. : A yellow heading, black fonts, big images. Basically, the languages required for designing a web page are called front-end languages.
  • Back-End Languages: These languages help in adding functionalities to websites. In other words, things which only we can see. These languages manage the work behind the scenes. For example: Adding a functionality to a button, etc..
So, Here are the most preferred front-end languages :
  • HTML (HyperText Markup Language) - for designing the basic layout of your website.
  • CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) - for enhancing the look and feel of your website and adding styles.
  • Bootstrap - Basically, a simpler version of CSS.
Here are the most preferred back-end languages:
  • JavaScript - for adding basic functionalities. You need not learn whole javascript, just basics (or intermediate level).
  • PHP (Personal Home Page) - For developing dynamic websites or web apps. For example, Social Networking websites like Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin; E-Commerce Websites like Flipkart and Amazon.
  • MySQL (Structured Query Language) - For understanding databases and storing user data.
Now, Why should you learn Web Development?

3 Reasons why you should learn Web Development?

1. Rapid Industrial Growth

Industries, nowadays are increasing rapidly with advancements in technology. Every new company, business or startup requires a platform for digital marketing or increasing their audience.

Websites tend to offer very big advantages to these companies in increasing their reach. As more and more industries and companies are coming up, there exists a huge scope for web development by 2020 and it would be one of the highest paying jobs by then.

2. Increasing Number of Internet Users

Undoubtedly, the Internet is growing at a very fast rate. As compared to 2010, internet traffic has almost doubled.

With this, more and more people look for online services and this gives you a chance to increase your client rate. You can work as a Freelancer (on websites like Fiverr, freelancer and Upwork) and earn a great deal of money online.

How much you can earn as a Web Developer?

I am 100% sure that most of you are here for money. So, here comes the interesting part. The average salary of a web developer ranges from $400-$500 per month. It can range up to $3000-$4000 per month for intermediates and up to $10,000 for professionals.

Again, It all depends on your interest and skills. So, start learning right now!

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Good Bye!

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