Open Source Web Development
| ByAnil Bhat
Web development is the creation of a website for the internet (world-wide web- www) or intranet (private network). A large organization may require a large number of web developers but a small one can do with a webmaster, graphic designer and information systems technician.
Open Source Web Development is now possible free of charge because costs are covered by advertisements, sponsorship and donations. Using the following frameworks you can weave and design websites that will fit smugly in slots and generate income from target and random clients.
Magento is a feature-rich e-Commerce platform built on open source technology that enables merchant user to control the appearance, content and functionality of his store. Through search engine optimization and content management tools he can create websites tailor-made to suit his business needs.
Drupal is a multi-user system that can promote content through Twitter and Facebook. It can scale sites with a million pages and respond to 20,000 requests per second and is yet, highly secure.
CakePHP facilitates development, deployment and maintenance of web applications. It is compatible with
PHP4 and PHP5. CakePHP reduces code repetition and sets standards in security and sessions handling.
ZEND Framework is a powerful open source Model View Controller (MVC) framework for developing PHP5 web application. It has more secure, reliable and modern Web 2.0 applications and services. ZEND Framework has a rich library for reference and can separate View from internal application MVC to aid easy focus on target areas and reduce development time.
Wordpress is the largest self-hosted blogging tool used on millions of sites and seen by multitudes world over everyday. Smarty is arguably one-up on PHP in separating presentation from business logic like in situations where the roles of designers and developers are different. When there are tens of thousands of templates and their efficient management is crucial Smarty’s tag-based template syntax is definitely preferred.
OsCommerce is a highly rated e-Commerce application for setting up an online store for unlimited number of products. Payment and tax can be collected, shipping arranged, and security of payment ensured. Customers can view their order history, search for products and customize product catalogue through OsCommerce.
CMS or Content Management System is an application for maintaining dynamic websites, By using CMS we can manage blogs, images, image descriptions and the contents of a website. This database driven system with additional features like site search and data feed can take frequent website updates in its stride.
Yii is a high-performance framework for developing Web 2.0 applications in PHP 5. Yii pronounced Yee stands for Easy, Efficient and Extensible. Yii is easy to learn, fast, reusable and extensible. It is also considered the most efficient PHP framework available today.
Social Networking Websites enables users to create public profiles within websites and interact with other users of the same website. They can be community based websites, online discussion forums, and chat rooms. E-Commerce Websites facilitate business over net where search engine optimization promotes visibility and enhances trade.
E-Learning Modules are short targeted learning modules
developed on the computer with a lot of visual aids for quick grasp of a
Mobile Websites like Google, Twitter and Flickr are increasingly becoming popular in tune with the growing market of mobile devices that support internet browsing.
Software Development is the development of a software product through computer Programming.
Website Revamping is necessary in the fast changing world of internet. It is important the website to remain updated with international trends lest it become obsolete and lose customer appeal.
Game Development generally refers to the lengthy process of creating a video game.
Website Development through online presence has become one of the best options for business expansion. For an individual, too, a website placed on the world-wide web (www) enhances communication and network interaction.
Social Network Integration helps social media strategies access a blatantly large audience like 140 million Facebook users which is still growing. Companies can unwittingly enter personal domains and advertise through Social Network Integration.
SEO Friendly does not imply writing web pages for search engines but for readers. Ultimately SEO provide content that is both interesting and informative to customers. Web and Desktop Based Applications are different in that web applications use a web server while Desktop has a self-contained program that can use the web resources when the network is attached to it.
Animation Work like 16 images per second can create the impression of a moving image virtually undistinguishable from live motion. Traditional picture animation or computer animation or their combination can provide entertaining animation sequences.
Mobile Application Development is the process by which
application software is developed for low-power hand-held devices like mobiles
and digital assistants. They are either pre-installed or downloaded.