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Welcome to the Web Development Learning section. Here we will be walking you through all the things you can learn to become an excellent and efficient web developer. If you are new to web development or want a refresher, please read the below posts starting with our Web Dev Intro. If you would like to jump right in then select a role, see below.

Software Development Lifecycle

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a process that enables the development of high-quality software systematically. SDLC outlines a detailed plan with phases that each encompasses its process and deliverables. Following the SDLC enhances development speed and minimizes project risks and costs associated with alternative production methods.

Below are the Roles a team would have when undertaking a project:


Front-end development is the process of creating the part of a website or application that users interact with directly. This includes the layout, design, and overall user experience. The goal of front-end development is to make the website or application easy to use, visually appealing, and accessible to as many users as possible. It involves using languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create the pages and make them look and function the way they should.


A backend software engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining the server-side of a web application. This includes creating and implementing the application’s APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), as well as the database and server-side logic. A backend software engineer may also work on data storage, security, and performance optimization. They work closely with frontend developers to ensure the application is seamless and efficient for the user.


DevOps is a way of working that helps teams build, test and launch software faster and more reliably. It brings together people from different teams, like developers and IT operations, so they can work together more efficiently. This way, new features, bug fixes and updates can be delivered to customers as soon as they are ready, instead of waiting for a big release. Some common tools and practices in DevOps include automating the software build process, testing and deploying code, and managing the infrastructure that the software runs on. The ultimate goal of DevOps is to make the software development process faster and more reliable.

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance (QA) is a process-driven approach that aims to ensure that software products meet or exceed customer expectations. The role of QA in software development is to test and evaluate the software to identify any defects or issues before it is released to customers. QA professionals use various testing techniques, tools, and methodologies to verify that the software meets the requirements, specifications, and functions as intended. The ultimate goal of QA is to improve the overall quality of the software and ensure that it meets the customers’ needs.

Software Architecture

Software architecture is the process of defining the structural elements of a software system and how they relate to each other. It is a high-level approach to designing and organizing the code and other components of a software system. The role of software architecture in software development is to provide a blueprint for the design and organization of the software, which can guide the development process and ensure that the software is maintainable, scalable, and secure.

The ultimate goal of software architecture is to create a design that is flexible, extensible, and easy to maintain that supports the business objectives and aligns with the stakeholders’ needs while being able to adapt to change.