A Comprehensive Guide To The 7 Phases of Web Development Life Cycle
Monocubed | Jan 6, 2022 (Update), Nov 22, 2021 (Orig)
What is Web Development?
Software development life cycle or SDLC for website development includes-
the coding of the application logic
incorporating databases and managing user queries
designing user interfaces,
hosting the website on servers
maintaining and updating
Layers of Web Development
Server Side = Backend or server-side development incorporates all the processes that go behind the scene in a website. The management of databases, servers, and logical components are the main components of the backend.
These are not tangible for the users, but without a strong backend development team, your website will be an empty page that can not do any tasks.
Full Stack = Full-Stack development combines the frontend and backend, encapsulating the whole web development process. In this layer, you deal with the entire stack of tasks and technologies involved in the website development cycle.
This means a full-stack engineer is adept at UI-UX designing, database manipulation, server hosting, and coding the browsers.
These three layers together encompass the web development life cycle. It remains the same for both website and web application development.
What is a Web Development Life Cycle? A web development life cycle concerns all the stages that go into building the website, from formulating the idea to coding and designing to deploying and maintaining. It is the standard or methodical step to follow to achieve a well-functioning website.
The 7 stages of web development cycle are –
The 7 Phases of Web Development Life Cycle
Research and Analysis
Planning and Strategy
Designing and Wireframing
Code and Development
Front-end Web Development
Back-end Web Development
Testing and Quality Assurance
Deployment and Maintenance
Author = Jeel Patel