A Day in the Life of a Web Developer
We use the internet each day and we take for granted the fact that these websites were non-existent once upon a time, and we couldnt care less how it ever came into being. If a website is a movie, then web development is the behind-the-scenes of the movie and all we watch is the movie and we dont see the blood, sweat, and tears poured into it by web developers to make it what it is.
What is a web developers day like? In this article, we get a glimpse of the troubles and victories that web developers experience daily.
An important task of a web developer is to create a consistent user experience across browsers. This task is difficult since browsers like Firefox, chrome, edge, and explorer have codes that are read in different ways. So, results from the same code block can be different. One browser gets fixed but another gets undone as a result. But web developers dont give up and this is the reason why we have consistent user experience across browsers.
A web developer can watch the most horrendous movies while completing his design work for a client. He has his back on the TV, anyway so no matter how awful it is, it plays, because it is crunch time for his work.
The hardest part of a web developers life are his clients. He has to pleases them , no matter how insane their demands are. A web developers client is someone who ignores build-your-own website options and prefers to pay a dear amount to a web developer.
Most of a web developers time is spend in troubleshooting problems. There is always this one small problem, the last piece of the puzzle, that takes them hours on end to solve. If they are able to solve the problem then it will be a happy day for them; otherwise, they throw the towel in.
Super picky clients are a headache to web developers and the years prove the to become worse. Beware if you are ambitioning to be a web developer. Be happy if you are out of the job.
A lot of web developers are schooled by their know-it-all clients. Basic information for them is already profound insight. The thing that he thinks he is the only one who knows is actually known by everybody else. Since a client pays for his services, he gets all the insults from his clients patiently.
A web developer spends the most time on the finishing touches of the project. It is the simplest things that give them a lot of trouble. With helpful forums, web developers are able to solve their problems on time.
A web developer has little SEO tricks up his sleeves. But most of the SEO work is left to an SEO copywriter.
This is the life of a web developer.