Front End Or Back End Web Development

Web ProgrammingIn my previous article I gave an explanation to the terms “web design” and “web development”. Now, it’s time to dig deeper and see what the difference is between front end and back end web development.

Front end web development

Front end web development is part of the web development process. Front end development is web programming (coding) the visual “front” of the website. This visible element of the website is responsible for what you see, graphics, layout, fonts etc. The most often used programming languages for this development phase of a website¬†are HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Back end web development

Back end web development is part of the web development process. Back end development is web programming (coding) the invisible “back” of the website. This invisible element of the website is responsible for database actions, registration, upload, calculations etc. Most often used programming languages for this development phase of a website are PHP, ASP, C+.

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