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What Every Web Developers Should Include to Stand Out

by Konstantinos M.February 11, 2017

More and more individuals pursue a career as web developers every day. With so many people entering the field, it is increasingly important for those hoping to succeed to acquire specialized skills in both web design and development.

Frameworks Save Time During Web Development

Web developers who know how to produce frameworks will want to be sure to include this skill on their resume. Frameworks are beneficial for streamlining the web design and development phase. For that reason, those who possess this skill will be especially valuable to web development firms.

Widgets and Gadgets and Apps. Oh, My!

A qualified developer must be capable of more than just providing web design and web development services. They must be well-versed in widget development as well. Depending upon the application that they plan to build, this would require knowledge of Javascript, XML, Flash, FBML, or Objective-C.

This knowledge is necessary because, today, companies strive to have web users interact with their company in some form or another at all times on many devices. In order to achieve that objective, companies rely on widgets, gadgets, and apps. Creating a much-used application that goes viral could prove to be very lucrative, so companies will be that much more likely to employ a web developer who possesses this skill set.

CMS Design and Customization

With so many people entering the field, it is increasingly important for those hoping to succeed to acquire specialized skills in both web design and development.

Become More Sought-after in a Flash

It used to be that Flash was primarily used only for creating splash screens or online games. Nowadays, it has crept into many areas of site design. It is pretty clear that this is a skill that web developers must acquire if they want to remain competitive in the marketplace.

The Well-rounded Web Developer

Web design and development no longer require just a basics set of skills. Instead, specialized knowledge is needed to succeed in the field. The more skills that one acquires the more impressive their resume will become. As a result, they will be that much more likely to succeed as a professional web developer thanks to their specialized knowledge and impressive web design and development skills.

Occasionally, web design and development will mean nothing more than creating a static web site. Increasingly, however, it will mean implementing a CMS, creating a custom theme, and creating custom modules or plugins. Web developers must go beyond mere XHTML, CSS, and graphic design. To truly become a professional, they must acquire specialized knowledge on WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, MovableType, vBulletin, etc. Those capable of working with the aforementioned software will be extremely valuable additions to absolutely any company.

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