Web Development or Web Portal Development is used to describe the process of creating a fully functional website from scratch. The website on completion is then hosted on a server and made available to clients/visitors. The web portal development process comprises of two halves:
Web portal development follows certain frameworks for the code that incorporates the likely tools to build a particular kind of web portal, into a single package. The most well known of these are:
- XAMPP: XAMPP stands for Cross (X) platform programming based on an Apache HTTP server, MySQL back end, PHP and Perl front end.
- WAMP: Windows based web programming on Apache, MySQL and PHP.