Programming and Web Development can be challenging, but with the advent of the web and distributing content to everybody and anybody, practically everybody has access to a computer and some form of web-based code that they can interact with. For example, the wide spread of PHP has spurred to an unusual number of claims for “PHP programmers”. Those who claim that they can program has grown exponentially. The number of Content Authors who are considered Web Developers has drastically risen. Web Producers are becoming more and more known and positions and jobs are revolving around web and mobile applications.
There is a huge need for web related needs, but many lose sight to how difficult actual development is. Have you ever tried your hand at it? and wondered why it is so difficult? Lets take development tools and browsers aside, and simply look at all the devices out there that a Developer has to produce for.
Now throw in multi-tier architecture systems, infrastructure that is equipped to handle the load of millions of users a day, while dealing with 20k concurrent users. Protecting your data against a constant bot attacks and countless possibilities of holes where data can be stolen. Integrating high level frameworks to promote efficiency and growth throughout the next 10 years. Managing efficiency of your databases. Backing up and creating redundant server solutions.
I am just getting started. Web Development is huge, popular, efficient, innovative, cost-effective, accessible, mobile, dynamic, and always changing. Let’s not forget that web drives mobile. It’s an exciting world, so get started now!