Web development

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Web design generally refers to the programming of code, scripts, or markup for web applications and/or web sites. Basically, the creation, maintenance or modification of any code that is used online could be thought of as web design.

"Web 2.0" is a new buzzword which describes a recent approach to web development. It is characterized by the use of Asynchronous Javascript and XML (AJAX), which uses the XmlHttpRequest object (invented by Microsoft) to incrementally update a web page without the delay of a complete page fetch.

IDEs for Web Design

In addition to the standard and advanced text editors, there are specialized applications to design web pages and backends with. Some examples include:

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