When It comes to facts and fictions about web Development, There exist some brutal truths too. The major brutal truth about the web Development is the internet web market is really gigantic and nearly all the websites are just the data stored in the table.
For the past few decades, the internet is tingled up in promising to provide incredible wealth, building cheaper products, helped rapid communication, built global friendship and all except curing cancer because ultimately the lifeblood of internet web data stored in the cluster of tables.
The Web market is gigantic
over 2.5 billion of websites have been published as of February 2019, This shows that internet is growing immensely and there is great amount of people from all over the world who are developing these websites and hence setting the gigantic market of web development.
This Growth in the field of Web Development makes it an attractive career and highly profitable, we have noticed the great shift in people’s interest in this age of the internet towards web development.
This arises the Question. Is it so easy to become a Web Developer?
To get the answer, Give a read to this article.
In this article, I will walk you through some brutal truths we have to face being a web developer. This concluded the answer to the above asked question.
As you look online, you will notice that many social media forums such as Reddit and other blogs shares the common thought of complexity of Web Development, this may seem worrisome to those who are looking forward to pursue a career as a web developer.
The Web Development is no exception
Like every other field, there lie some brutal truths about how they actually are. Similar is the case with Web development too there is no exception. let’s quickly look at a few brutal truths about web development.
1. website is the Internet data that is stored in the bunch of tables.
The worst brutal truth being a web developer is, most developers ignore the user experience on the web.
For the past 2 decades, the internet has provided remarkable wealth, developed economical products, developing global and agile communication and almost everything except treating cancer. As the core of the internet is storing the web data in clusters of a table that makes it totally ambiguous.
So in the era of big data, a web developer should know how to develop optimized catching techniques in order to achieve a great user experience. Redundant calls to file system and database slowdowns the process and hence making the user annoyed.
Being a web developer you should think of how to make maximum possible data available and cached at the system’s file-level in order to avoid redundant calls to the database.
2.You need to know how to code.
The brutal truth that people today think that anyone can develop the website themselves. Considering web development, a DIY thing is fiction. the truth about developing the website requires the set of skills and the industry knowledge, it’s a technical field.
Coding is the technical part you can’t call yourself a web developer unless you can’t code. HTML and CSS are basic of Web Development without knowing these languages you can’t call yourself a true web developer.
3.Web Development takes time and need dedication.
Brutal truth about learning web development is perseverance process. you might be thinking how long it will take you to become an expert web developer. Motivation, dedication, passion, and commitment are required to become a web developer as its learning is an ongoing process, it takes time and endeavor. You are not done with just learning the part, it takes years to master the web development skills.
A web Developer totally agrees with this quote “Nothing worthwhile comes easy”. Ultimately the efforts you made will give you the fruitful results it is when you are landed to a well functioning and astonishing web page of the website you’re working for so long, and yeah that’s the worthwhile feeling.
4.web development is the work of creativity.
Creativity does not always mean how to paint and draw. Developing a website is “a Creation”. Developing a website starts from scratch, putting your creative ideas in perspective and then creating a beautiful and functional site this all includes in your creative perseverance. moreover in the world of web development, things are always evolving and developing that needs your creative skills to think and work.
5.You can’t just depend on google when getting stuck
People think that “Doctor Google” will help you get through all the technical issues you face during the development cycle.
While there is a brutal truth you can’t just depend on google whenever there is a bump on the road, similarly, you have to make your self-sufficient to face and solve any technical issue you face during development. google can be your good friend and will help you to get through some issues but not always.
6.user are becoming more demanding and have own set of ideas
We might be dreaming that we have created an astonishing website that user would love. but the brutal truth is most of the times user turns out to be unexpected and more demanding. the developer cannot just deduce, how the user will react after watching the final website. because the user lacks in technical expertise. Hence being a web developer you have to deal with non-technical demanding clients.
7.demand of making changes in website
The client hardly gets satisfied and demand changes to the website. This demand in of making changes requires redesigning some components from the scratch and alteration in these components may affect other components too. hence these demand in changes from the user turns out frustrating for the developer.
As this can affect the building Blok of the website. hence this reveals a brutal truth being a developer you have re-built the developed website on user’s demand.
8.website maintenance is a continuing process.
Web development is an ongoing process. There are no starting and ending stages of the web development process.
After delivery to the client, the website needs to be updated after some time as plugins and libraries you use, gets updated after some time and their new versions releases.
The website you built requires maintenance after some time. A two-year-old website is considered to be “too old” website.
9.only few people want to spend money on Website
Web development is a tough job, the brutal truth about this job is the barely a small ratio of marketplace wants to spend money on website development.
The more worst thing about this job is clients are willing to be provided with extra privileged website but are not willing to pay for these extra privileges.
10. user’s privacy is your primary responsibility.
Our services should provide security to user and their information, at the same time we want our webpages to easy to operate and be simple.
It’s a web developer’s responsibility to provide user security services. if the user does not want that server reads its data. Then you have to make the server unable to read the user’s information.
Like every other field, being the part of the web development field you have to face some brutal truths.
But facing and compete for these challenges will make you the expert in your field. Difficulties will encounter you, but how you strive these difficulties will stands you out in the industry.