Website development in today information technology corporate world can explained as process which includes creation, development and maintenance of website for the Internet or intranet users. Website development includes web design, web content development, client liaison, client-side/server-side scripting, web server and network security configuration, and e-commerce development for custom business application. However, for dedicated web developer, “website development” usually defines as writing content, arranging it using HTML codes and gives a dashing style using CSS style sheet. They can expand website development task by implementing JAVA script in it. Website development categories from simple static website development to custom dynamic website development and range varies from creation of developing most complex web-based internet applications, electronic businesses, or social network services using various web application development software.
For larger organizations which have worldwide international businesses, which offices located in many countries, website development is emerging needs with which they can connect all around the world and run their global operation on World Wide Web. Today website development business consist of hundreds of web developers, internet marketing professionals and software developers work on different countries and in different offices on various IT enabled technologies to give best solution to the world. Website development is a collaborative effort between various departments rather than the single domain of a designated department.
Website Development has been recognized as one of the greatest rising industries in the world since the mid-1990s. In 1995 there were fewer than 1,000 website development companies in the United States, but by 2005 there were over 30,000 such companies in the U.S. alone. The growth of this industry is being pushed by large businesses wishing to sell products and services to their customers and to automate business workflow.
As far as use of use of website development tools and its usages are increasing various new technologies comes in the website development market such as LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack, which is usually distributed free of charge under GNU license. After that it adds with other contributing factor which rise the use of WYSIWYG web development software, most prominently Adobe Dreamweaver, Netbeans, WebDev or Microsoft Expression Studio, Adobe Flex. Using such website development software, virtually anyone can relatively quickly and easily learn to develop a very basic Website development in minutes.
The next generation of website development tools uses the strong growth in LAMP, Java Platform, Enterprise Edition technologies and Microsoft .NET technologies to provide custom web application development solution to provide business solution or give a way to run many complicated web applications online. Using these technologies Web developers now able to deliver imaginary applications as web services reality world, which were traditionally only available as applications on a desk based computer. It eliminates need to executable code on a local computer. Now users are able to interacting with online applications to create new content. This has created new methods in web communication and allowed for many opportunities to decentralize information and media distribution. Users are now able to interact with applications from many locations, instead of being tied to a specific workstation for their application environment.
Today we can easily done website development project using various open source technologies which really shorten developing time and also very useful add extra features in website development. Web application development with WordPress, blogger and Movable Type helps has to easily create blog website for individual users who want a web site for their own. Open source content management systems such as Joomla!, Drupal, XOOPS, and TYPO3 and enterprise content management systems such as Alfresco have extended web development into new modes of interaction and communication.