Profession web developer
Web designers develop and design web applications and web sites. Create and specify architectural and technical parameters. Direct web site content creation, enhancement and maintenance.
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Tasks web developer
- Draw up a design plan, incorporating technical considerations, such as budgets, equipment, performance requirements, or legal issues including accessibility and privacy, and analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
- Create web site structure.
- Develop system interaction or sequence diagrams.
- Select programming language(s)
- Build web sites using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools and digital media.
- Write, design and edit web page content.
- Direct others who produce web content.
- Research, document, rate and select alternatives for web architecture or technologies.
- Implement and test web sites.
- Maintain web sites.
Related professions internet
- Web journalist
- Web master, web manager
- Web programmer
- Web technician
- ICT debugging tools
The ICT tools used to test and debug programs and software code, such as GNU Debugger (GDB), Intel Debugger (IDB), Microsoft Visual Studio Debugger, Valgrind and WinDbg.
- World Wide Web Consortium standards
The standards, technical specifications and guidelines developed by the international organisation World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) which allow the design and development of web applications.
- Tools for software configuration management
The software programs to perform configuration identification, control, status accounting and audit, such as CVS, ClearCase, Subversion, GIT and TortoiseSVN perform this management.
- Style sheet languages
The field of computer language that conveys the presentation of structured documents such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). These documents have to adhere to style sheets, a set of stylistic rules such as font, color and layout.
- Computer programming
The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms (e.g. object oriented programming, functional programming) and of programming languages.
- Web programming
- Integrated development environment software
The suite of software development tools for writing programs, such as compiler, debugger, code editor, code highlights, packaged in a unified user interface, such as Visual Studio or Eclipse.
- Content development processes
The specialised techniques used to design, write, compile, edit and organise digital content, such as text, graphics and videos for publishing purposes.
- Use markup languages
Utilise computer languages that are syntactically distinguishable from the text to add annotations to a document, specify layout and process types of documents such as HTML.
- Use software design patterns
Utilise reusable solutions, formalised best practices, to solve common ICT development tasks in software development and design.
- Translate requirement concepts into visual design
Develop visual design from given specifications and requirements, based on the analysis of the scope and target audience. Create a visual representation of ideas such as logos, website graphics, digital games and layouts.
- Provide technical documentation
Prepare documentation for existing and upcoming products or services, describing their functionality and composition in such a way that it is understandable for a wide audience without technical background and compliant with defined requirements and standards. Keep documentation up to date.
- Use software libraries
Utilise collections of codes and software packages which capture frequently used routines to help programmers simplify their work.
- Collect customer feedback on applications
Gather a response and analyse data from customers to identify requests or problems in order to improve applications and overall customer satisfaction.
- Develop software prototype
Create a first incomplete or preliminary version of a piece of software application to simulate some specific aspects of the final product.
- Create flowchart diagram
Compose a diagram that illustrates systematic progress through a procedure or system using connecting lines and a set of symbols.
- Implement front-end website design
Develop website layout and enhance user experience based on provided design concepts.
- Analyse software specifications
Assess the specifications of a software product or system to be developed by identifying functional and non-functional requirements, constraints and possible sets of use cases which illustrate interactions between the software and its users.
- Interpret technical texts
Read and understand technical texts that provide information on how to perform a task, usually explained in steps.
- Debug software
Repair computer code by analysing testing results, locating the defects causing the software to output an incorrect or unexpected result and removing these faults.
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