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Weekly Roundup No. 22

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development 11 Skills And Programming Languages to Become A Professional Web Developer Do you know the biggest skills and programming languages needed to become an expert web developer? In this article you will find a helpful infographic for aspiring web developers. How to Become a Front-End Web Developer Learn how to become a front-end web developer by discovering the skills, responsibilities and programming languages that are required. Best Web Development Trends For 2017! In this article you will find information about the anticipated trends for this upcoming year and some advice about what areas of development you should be focusing on. The Future Of Web Development with GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij In this interview, GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij talks about the future of web development and his 2016 Global Developer Report. Tutorials Java Web Application Tutorial for Beginners The aim of this tutorial is to provide basic details of different components in a web application, and how can we use Servlet and JSP to create our first Java web application. Intro to Basic Commands in jQuery If you write HTML, and use JavaScript, this beginner lesson will make your work easier! Learn to get jQuery on your page and review basic commands. Web Applications in Racket In this tutorial, we will learn how to use Racket to achieve dynamic web applications. PHP How to use PHP...

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Weekly Roundup No. 21

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development The Website Development Process The website development process varies from project to project depending on the customers needs and the web development company. The following is a general overview of some of the steps you may encounter while developing your own online presence. Python4U – A New Web Development Platform for IS Apps In this post, we will provide a preview of some of the features that will be delivered for developers in the first release of the new Python web development platform. 15 Free Online Web Design and Development Tools We know that it doesn’t make sense to reinvent the wheel. So, we always take advantage of web design and development tools that generous people have created and released online for free. Enjoy this collection of tools that will make your work better and more efficient. Tutorials 15 Sites To Find Free Web Development Tutorials All the resources you need to learn web development can be found online for free. We share the top 15 sites and blogs offering the best web dev tutorials. 10 Great HTML5 and CSS3 Tutorials to Master Web Development HTML5 is the latest version of the amazing markup language. Have a look at these step by step tutorials to learn and handle HTML5 and CSS3 markup languages. Create a Full-Screen Slider Using HTML, CSS3 and jQuery In this tutorial,...

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How to Choose the Best CMS for Your Needs

GD Star Ratingloading...Choosing the right CMS Choosing a CMS (Content Management System) for your needs can be a daunting task.  There are so many different versions, with so many different options, it’s difficult to know which one is the best option for you and your business.  In this article, I’ll try to cover the basics and make it easier for you to make the right choice. Must Haves, No Matter Which System You Choose No matter which CMS you select, there are certain aspects which are absolutely necessary requirements.  For example, the platform should work with your current IT configuration or server.  It makes no sense to use a CMS that requires a total overhaul of your existing computer system.  The platform should be secure.  Don’t put your business or customer information at risk with a system that can be easily hacked.  The CMS should be able to be integrated with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) strategy.  Content should go hand-in-hand with customer relationship management. It should follow the MVC (model-view-controller) pattern, which is the standard used in web development.  This allows for cleaner code and makes testing easier.  The CMS should also follow the SOLID principles of development.  SOLID is an acronym for single-repository principle, open-closed principle, Liskov substitution principle, interface segregation principle, and dependency inversion principle.  When these principles are followed, it’s easier for software to be maintained...

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Weekly Roundup No. 20

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development 15 Best Web Development Tutorials for Beginners In the past few years, there has been an ever-growing demand for websites and consequently an equal increase in the number of website designers in the market. In this article, we are going to look at the 15 best web development tutorials that will guide you through creating a professional website. Backend and Frontend Web Development Comparison If we are to compare backend vs frontend, the latter is like the tip of the iceberg, the part of the website or application that is visible to your visitors. In this article, we will describe both sides of web development in order to clarify the issue. Debunking the Myths: You Need a Computer Science Degree to Become a Web Developer Going to school is a massive investment of time and money, and if it’s not truly necessary, why should you devote a portion of your life and assets to it? The truth is that you don’t need a college degree to become a web developer – nor is it always that helpful to have one. 12 Best Charting Libraries for Web Developers Web developers don’t really get along with spreadsheets. But there are far sexier-and better-ways to chart data. This article provides a direct rundown of 12 of the best charting tools for web developers to help you stop struggling...

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Weekly Roundup No. 19

GD Star Ratingloading...Web Development Frameworks and Libraries in Web Development Are CSS frameworks a boon or a burden? Do they improve productivity? This week we discussed the pros and cons of libraries and frameworks in web development. Top Open Source Web Development Tools These are simple tools that make coding and designing websites easy. They have some pre-configured and pre-coded features that you can use to make programming easy. 10 Most Popular Web Application Development Frameworks This article includes a list of top web app development frameworks used by industry leaders and leading web development companies. The Future of Web Development This post attempts to get a sense of the future of web development in general and what problems, tools, technologies and languages might become increasingly relevant in the future. Tutorials A Beginner’s Tutorial for Understanding RESTful API In this article we will try to explain what is RESTful API and share our experience of working with REST. We will find out what is meant by API, talk about HTTP, learn about REST, see how it works, and describe a simple example of RESTful API architecture design. How Do You Post to a Web API Controller from An MVC Controller? In my last post we looked at a way to call a Web API controller from C#. We’ll build upon that in this post. We’ll see how we can...

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