Web Development in Uganda
Web development refers to the building, creating, and maintaining of websites. It includes aspects such as web design, web publishing, web programming, and database management. It is the creation of an application that works over the internet. These can be websites, database systems or applications.
Web Development is made up of two words, that is:
It refers to websites, web pages or anything that works over the internet.
Building of the system or the application from idea, concept to final usable product.
The part of a website that the user interacts directly is termed as front end. It is also referred to as the ‘client side’ of the application.
Backend is the server side of a website. It is the part of the website that users cannot see and interact. It is the portion of software that does not come in direct contact with the users. It is used to store and arrange data.
Web development is the work involved in developing a website for the Internet (World Wide Web) or an intranet (a private network). Web development can range from developing simple single static pages of plain text to complex web applications, electronic businesses, and social network services.
A more comprehensive list of tasks to which Web development refers, may include Web engineering, Web design, Web content development, client liaison, client-side/server-side scripting, Web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development.
Among Web professionals, “Web development” usually refers to the main non-design aspects of building Web sites: writing markup and coding. Web development may use content management systems (CMS) to make content changes easier and available with basic technical skills.