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4 Ways To Become A Better Web Developer

Being a web developer is a great job. You get to write code and create websites for your employer or for clients. However, while it seems there are a lot of web developers out there, you can stand out from the crowd by becoming a better web developer. I've shared a few tips in this article.   Read and Study Other People's Code   A great way to improve your web development skills is to read and study code that other developers have written. This allows you to understand how different code is run and how it works, which can give you ideas on different ways to solve problems and get things done.   The way that other people write code may be better than the way you would have solved it, which is great, because it lets you learn from them and improve your development skills.   If the code you're reading isn't as good as yours, or has a problem, you can learn from it as well. Work out what isn't so good about it, or why it isn't working. The process of you thinking about the code and trying to improve it will make you a better...
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Working with Team of Developers, Serious Management Challenge

We continue the series related to web development business. The first in the list was "Customer Communication and Education". Today's topic cover another angle of web development business - How to manage your web developers and build a strong team. I am an SEO professional for more than a decade, though along the way, I've picked up many things related to web development. After first few years as SEO practitioner, I've decided to become a capable web developer. Through the rest of my career, I've managed different teams of developers as IT team leader or project manager. Via trial and error, after several years and working with many people, I think that I've picked few “golden” strategies, after started to understand some behavior patterns. Before I continue, I definitely have to say that every team leader need to be balanced and at the same time to be very flexible. Every individual is different and some strategies might not work 100%, after all building a good team is time consuming. Discover Weaknesses and Keep Them Motivated Being personal with your team is “double-edge sword”, there are many pros and cons, though knowing your team personally is essential. It will help you to...
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The New Champion of Online Business: Outsource Web Development

We have come to a certain period where everything is done in the world wide web. Getting a new pair of shoes is done through the internet, purchasing your very first car can now be done through the use of the internet, and even hooking up and getting married can now be finally reached through the internet. It may sound very new to some traditional aficionados, but we cannot deny the fact that online marketing is here to stay, bringing products and services to the world since the 1990s, faster, time-efficient and more effective. And so outsource web development is the new champion of online businesses. Why? We shall find out more as we go through with this article. The most basic definition of web development is the process of developing a website for the internet. Who does the job? Web developers. In order for you to see good results, you must be a good web developer. But knowing all businesses-minded enthusiasts, time is as important as money. They no longer have the luxury of time to create a website. And so some resort to outsource web development, ending up to hiring a web developer. With this comes the increased pace...
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Do You Need A Local Web Developer?

If you’re looking to have development work undertaken on your website, then you’ll probably need to use the services of a web developer.  In the early days of the Internet, most website owners would deal with design and development issues in-house. As this area of technology has become more complex, it’s become increasingly necessary to use those with specialist skills.  You may be fortunate enough to know friends or family members who can help out with this work. There may, however, be a requirement to make use of a professional. Is this is the case, how will you go about finding someone suitable?  Tracking down a specialist There are a number of approaches that you might like to adopt. Many would say that a personal recommendation is extremely helpful in identifying someone with the right skills. It’s clear that there are many advantages to receiving such a recommendation from someone who is known to you.  Most of us only tend to make such recommendations if we have genuinely been impressed by the quality of service that we’ve received. This means that a positive review of this nature will send you a strong signal that you’re being told about someone who you...
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