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Back-End Development

January 29, 2023

Back-end development, also known as server-side development, is the process of building and maintaining the server side of a web application. The back-end is the part of the application that runs on a server and interacts with the database and other back-end services. It is responsible for handling the data and business logic of the application and providing a set of APIs that the front end can use to access and manipulate the data.

Back-end developers work on the server side of web applications and are responsible for:

  • Building and maintaining the server side of the application.
  • Creating and managing the database and data storage.
  • Implementing the business logic and handling the data processing.
  • Creating and maintaining the API (Application Programming Interface) that the front end uses to interact with the back end.
  • Ensuring the security and scalability of the application.

Back-end development typically involves using programming languages such as Python, Ruby, Java, PHP, JavaScript (Node.js) and frameworks like Express.js, Ruby on Rails, Django, Laravel, etc. Back-end developers also use databases such as MySQL, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL to store and manage the data and other technologies such as caching, load balancing, and message queues.

Back-end development is a crucial part of web development as it enables the creation of powerful and dynamic web applications that can handle complex data processing and business logic and provide a seamless and responsive user experience.

Also, See: Enterprise Web Development

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