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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Nobody: 7:25am On May 28, 2016
bnanzip:
Web Developers are serious minded programmers. They develop, create, manufacture, innovate and write codes.
They know how the codes work and how it could be improved. They are not wordpress or blogger kids that call themselves bloggers because developers actually make the plugins, the themes etc that the kid bloggers keep installing.

A web designer just knows the beauty of combining colors and sizes to look appealing on the outside ( Frontend) they are specialist in CSS and may be Javascript. But most times, any developer also knows CSS just that they may not combine the colors well as someone who knows color combination.
This should go for the best definition, i swallow back my definitions - i was chasing a monitor lizard at the time of posting (hoping to make frontpage), but now that i made FTC and SIC, i am good.

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by point5: 7:28am On May 28, 2016
In 9ja no deference :one person can do the job to make others jobless...but the deference is clear

Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by DualCore1: 8:01am On May 28, 2016
If we had 1 year added to the life expectancy of a Nigerian for every time a question like this has been asked. Life expectancy for don move from 50 years to 900 years angry

Last year it was asked, this year it has been asked, next year it will be asked, in 2026 it will be asked... I'm wondering when exactly this silly question will stop being asked and the energies channeled into actually learning to build web applications. What is Google there for? angry

Person go dey ask wetin be difference between driver and pilot over and over again until cars start to fly (yes they will) and you see you spent your lifetime asking a silly question (worse still, you ended up neither knowing how to drive nor fly). angry

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by UjSizzle(f): 8:24am On May 28, 2016
damochewinner:
The guy in red shirt is a web developer, while the one in black is a web designer.
That's a smart explanation smiley

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by grevotech(f): 8:39am On May 28, 2016
damochewinner:
The guy in red shirt is a web developer, while the one in black is a web designer.
Easiest Explanation

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by ezehisaac(m): 8:40am On May 28, 2016
Some design, some develop.
But Imo, if you can develop, you can also design.

If you can design, chances are, you may not be able to develop.

Verdict: Learn Web Development because in the same course, there's Web design..
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by FincoApps(m): 8:43am On May 28, 2016
dhtml18:
The two are interchangeable, but most of the time:
web design: the actual process of designing a website by a professional - for example, I am a web designer so i actually designed websites like my www.

web development: usually means a contractor who collects a web design job but may not necessarily do the design - may outsource it to someone else.

But in reality, the two terms are used interchangeably.

I'm gonna have to disagree with you(respectfully of course).

Web designers are the frontend and interface designers. The ones that design the amazing html and flash templates we see on websites that sell templates.

Web developers are the backend guys that deal with mainly backend functionalities or exposing APIs etc
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Nobody: 9:10am On May 28, 2016
Web Development is an all round thing. It comprises of ability to integrate various technologies into a website such as mailer, sms platforms, programming languages, API, Frameworks and really do just about anything related to creating not just websites but solutions.

Typically if a company needs a solution, a Web designer whose training spans just between Html, css and Javascript may be confused. But a developer knows the skill required, technologies and programming techniques to achieve such.

I think Web designers know how to create really beautiful sites but developer can make sites functional and perform any task required
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by jobgbemi(m): 9:17am On May 28, 2016
But can a web designer also means graphic designer?
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Emeka71(m): 9:18am On May 28, 2016
willace:
I currently want to learn web design, then I heard about web development also. Pls wats the difference?v
The web designer creates the platform on which the website shall run; the web developer works on the platform.
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by FincoApps(m): 9:25am On May 28, 2016
point5:
In 9ja no deference :one person can do the job to make others jobless...but the deference is clear

You are right. But you still cannot compare a dedicated designer to someone who has significant knowledge of the 2.... I understood the difference when I was learning css in lynda
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by niggaz4life: 10:26am On May 28, 2016
dhtml18:
The two are interchangeable, but most of the time:
web design: the actual process of designing a website by a professional - for example, I am a web designer so i actually designed websites like my www.

web development: usually means a contractor who collects a web design job but may not necessarily do the design - may outsource it to someone else.

But in reality, the two terms are used interchangeably.
why the different components of ya site dey take forever to load up ? why yall africans cant make a fully functional website with no flaws ? the fork is wrong with yall ? angry

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Nobody: 10:30am On May 28, 2016
niggaz4life:
why the different components of ya site dey take forever to load up ? why yall africans cant make a fully functional website with no flaws ? the fork is wrong with yall ? angry
Excuse me, that version of my site is the oyinbo one - and it works with fast internet connection. I am working on the naija one that can run on slow internet like yours - that is the fork that is wrong with the website.

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by niggaz4life: 10:37am On May 28, 2016
dhtml18:

Excuse me, that version of my site is the oyinbo one - and it works with fast internet connection. I am working on the naija one that can run on slow internet like yours - that is the fork that is wrong with the website.
i am tryna view your site from england. i first went on several websites to see if it was connection but those websites loaded under a second. yours is taking like 20 minutes to load angry
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by uchennn: 10:40am On May 28, 2016
ask me ifa
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by niggaz4life: 10:42am On May 28, 2016
dhtml18:

Excuse me, that version of my site is the oyinbo one - and it works with fast internet connection. I am working on the naija one that can run on slow internet like yours - that is the fork that is wrong with the website.
the PHOTOS and VIDEOS have refused to load. the others take forever undecided
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by ITbomb(m): 10:48am On May 28, 2016
Booyakasha:


This is correct...


@OP a simple Google search could have answered your question.. oh wait, we're lazy and we prefer people actually answering our questions smiley
Someone typed in a search in Google and it shows up this page and he got the answers he wants , that is why we need questions like this every time.

Where do you think Google gets all the answers, from posts and articles written by people on different platform. I see people that says ask Google as being lazy, for me I like diverse opinion especially after reading the dictionary definitions and Google alone cannot give me that

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Nobody: 11:02am On May 28, 2016
niggaz4life:
i am tryna view your site from england. i first went on several websites to see if it was connection but those websites loaded under a second. yours is taking like 20 minutes to load angry
Hello Bruv. I salute you field Marshall.
The problem might be on your side. The website opens here within seconds. I live in Europe too (you know where) and do not have a particularly fast connection.
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by niggaz4life: 11:06am On May 28, 2016
LoJ:

Hello Bruv. I salute you field Marshall.
The problem might be on your side. The website opens here within seconds. I live in Europe too (you know where) and do not have a particularly fast connection.
Salute my kind Sir. oh really ? I have viewed several websites and they open in fractions of a second. the components of this particular site takes like forever. let me try it again lolzzz grin
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by niggaz4life: 11:08am On May 28, 2016
LoJ:

Hello Bruv. I salute you field Marshall.
The problem might be on your side. The website opens here within seconds. I live in Europe too (you know where) and do not have a particularly fast connection.
OK after 3 minutes of waiting I gave up. the videos will not load. go into the site and click on the VIDEOS tab or PHOTOS. tell me what happens
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by JoeCutie(m): 12:56pm On May 28, 2016
Booyakasha:


This is correct...



Nope.. Web design is 99% of the time the frontend, while web development involves writing code for the backend (database, security etc), they're not interchangeable, the fact is most times web designers are also web developers... so:

Web design: HTML/CSS and maybe JS (not really necessary)

Web Development: PHP/JAVA/PYTHON/C#/.NET etc

@OP a simple Google search could have answered your question.. oh wait, we're lazy and we prefer people actually answering our questions smiley
Absolutely spot on! And it's exactly what I hate most about this Nairaland (of today]. You see everybody buying/using smart phones, but how many of us actually do smart things with these devices? Just opening some dull threads and asking silly questions. It's so sickening. That's one thing about the whites: they always believe in researching and finding out these things themselves. embarassed undecided

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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Nobody: 1:19pm On May 28, 2016
niggaz4life:
OK after 3 minutes of waiting I gave up. the videos will not load. go into the site and click on the VIDEOS tab or PHOTOS. tell me what happens
The problem should definitely be on your side. Here it opens smoothly even on my very old laptop. (there is this laptop I have since 2008 bought it in the us). I even watched briefly one of the video. Actually there are only 2 videos there, and a few pics.

Anyway, how far? Got some revelation for your buddy?
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Nobody: 2:05pm On May 28, 2016
My 2 cents:
A web designer is responsible for the visual design and layout of a website (for example: background color, font-size, etc)
A web developer is responsible for the structure of a site, for how the site works, for the user experience.

A web developer is like the construction engineer of a building, while a web designer is akin to the painter/decorator.
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by toheebDOTcom(m): 2:26pm On May 28, 2016
Grammars! Grammars!! Grammars!!!

Well, make i add my own simple grammar join...

When you open a browser, what you can see with your eyes is done by the Web Designer.

What you can't see with your eyes, for example - things that happens when you use your Master Card to buy stuffs online; how deductions are made and things that prompts it- are done by the Web Developer
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by toheebDOTcom(m): 2:30pm On May 28, 2016
damochewinner:
The guy in red shirt is a web developer, while the one in black is a web designer.

Actually, The guy in red shirt is a Web Designer while the one in black is a Graphic Designer

Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by compujyde: 5:07pm On May 28, 2016
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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by compujyde: 5:11pm On May 28, 2016
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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by toheebDOTcom(m): 5:53pm On May 28, 2016
compujyde:


You forgot a Web Developer also need some set of HTML Codes prior deployment? smiley
Of course, i do remember cheesy not just only html as shown in the page undecided
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by FincoApps(m): 10:40pm On May 28, 2016
ITbomb:

Someone typed in a search in Google and it shows up this page and he got the answers he wants , that is why we need questions like this every time.

Where do you think Google gets all the answers, from posts and articles written by people on different platform. I see people that says ask Google as being lazy, for me I like diverse opinion especially after reading the dictionary definitions and Google alone cannot give me that

So trueee
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by Nobody: 12:43pm On Jan 02, 2017
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Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by todhost(m): 6:14pm On Jan 02, 2017
Designing is creating, bringing into existence, what was not. In practice the terms are synonymous. Design and development are contextually synonymous.

Vera BI
https://todhost.com
Re: What Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development? by danielrivera: 5:37pm On Mar 07, 2019
Small- and medium-sized companies looking for a website or a re-design of their existing website may be confused by the blurred lines surrounding the terms “Web Design” and “Web Development.” Although there are individuals that are able to do both, many companies have dedicated designers which create the website layout and then hand the design files over to a programmer who completes the development stage. Hopefully this article will help clear up the common misconception that design and development are one in the same. Source - https://rubygarage.org

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