Vani Ananthuni


Difference between Web Developer and Web Designer

Did you know that the human brain is divided into two lateral sections - left and right? And the left brain deals with the logic, analysis, sequencing, math, computation, thinking etc. And the right brain deals with the creativity, imagination, emotions, art, visualization etc. So, to simplify, I could say that the web developer uses most of his left brain for his work and the web designer his right brain. The languages used by a web developer are PHP, .NET, Python, C, Ruby etc. Whereas a web designer is an expert in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop, Illustrator etc. The enthusiasm for a hybrid of developer and designer in increasing rapidly. Though both the jobs need a tremendous effort and are equally essential, the demand for web developers is higher than it is for web designers and so is the compensation.  But everything is getting automated right? There are so many platforms out there that make building websites such as SquareSpace, Wordpress, Wix, so easy that one need not know