What Technologies to choose to Create a Web Application?



The development of modern technologies somehow forces organizations of various types to appear on the Internet. This concerns not only having their own website, presence in social media, but also the creation of special applications. More and more people use the Internet in phones and tablets, where mobile applications are implemented, so it is worth ensuring that web applications are compatible with them. This will allow the user to work from any place and from any device. What should a good web application have? Can a mobile application and a web application be the same? What technologies should be used to create a functional application?

What is a web application and in what situations will it work?

When using the word application people usually mean those that are designed for mobile devices. Web application is a computer program that runs on a specific server and communicates through a computer network. A web browser with certain parameters is necessary to operate it. So how do applications differ from computer programs? They do not have to be installed on the computer – they do not depend on its memory, and in case of failure all information is stored on application servers. Web applications are implemented wherever the user’s action is required – these are services to book accommodation, online stores, or word processors. 

Is it possible to create a web application by yourself or is it better to leave it in the hands of specialists?

On the Internet you can find many paid and free websites and programs that will allow you to create your own application in an intuitive way. However, keep in mind that Web Application Development, or web application development, is a complicated process. Spending man-hours on acquiring knowledge and developing a web application on your own is often more expensive than outsourcing this task to specialists who have experience. 

What are the characteristics of a good web application and what is the process of its development? 

In an era when practically all people have access to the Internet, the most important thing is to make a web application intuitive for users. Thanks to this all potential customers will cope with the service. The process of application development, i.e. Web Application Development is not only creating it, writing in appropriate programming language, but also the whole process of checking whether it is properly intuitive, and whether customers can cope with its operation. Sometimes after-sales service and improvement of the finished product is even more important than writing the application itself. 

What technologies to choose for web application development to make later changes easy?

There are several technologies in which web applications are written. On the server side they are mostly: PHP, Node.js, ASP.NET, JSP. Although each of them has some limitations, a good programmer is able to create a functional application based on any of them. On the user communication side, the most popular modules are JavaScript and AJAX.

Angela is a senior editor at Dreniq News. She has written for many famous news agencies.