Despite the crisis in the U.S. economy, the website development field is still prosperous, because the network must be an indispensable part of people's daily life, whether it is now or in the future. Nettuts lists the 10 most popular website development technologies. As a website development engineer, if you are proficient in these technologies, it is easy to find a good job even in the economic downturn.
1. Framework knowledge (architecture knowledge)
Architecture is an important part of large-scale website development. Developers have already benefited from website architecture tools provided by companies such as rails and Django, because architecture tools can help with repetitive tasks that require certain programming knowledge. If you have advanced architecture technologies (such as rails, Django, CakePHP, and symfony), you will have a wide range of options.
2. widget Development (Form widget Development)
3. Custom CMS themes (customized content management system themes)
Nowadays, more and more people are using CMS (content management systems such as WordPress and Drupal) to build their websites. As you can imagine, it is impossible for everyone to use the default themes provided by CMS. In order to make their CMS websites stand out in their designs, some technical staff dedicated to CMS development themes are needed.
4. CMS customizations and plugin Development (Content Management System customization and plug-in development)
Similarly, with the popularity of CMS, the demand for CMS function customization and plug-in development is also growing.
5. PSD to XHTML services (PSD to convert XHTML Services)
In website construction, many companies first use Photoshop to design the original website appearance and convert it to XHTML. This requires strong CSS/html knowledge.
7. Facebook/MySpace applications (Facebook/MySpace Application Development)
Facebook and MySpace are two social networking sites in the United States. To develop applications for them, it must be quite popular.
8. iPhone applications (iPhone application development)
The development of applications for the iPhone has always been able to be downloaded in large quantities, so it is also very profitable.
9. E-commerce integration)
Today, e-commerce websites (like eBay and Amazon) are increasingly working closely with online banking systems (like PayPal and Google Checkout, therefore, the development of e-commerce transaction platforms is quite promising.
10. Flash and ActionScript knowledge (flash and ActionScript knowledge)
More and more companies use flash to make their own websites and present their products, because exquisite animations are always easy to attract people's attention. Therefore, Flash animation technology will inevitably develop rapidly.