Web development is the process of developing a web site for the World Wide Web or Internet. This includes e-commerce, web design, web content development and web server configuration. However, now a days among web professionals, "web development" usually refers to the non-design aspects of building web sites, Web development can range from developing the simplest static single page of plain text to the most complex web-based Internet applications.

For larger organizations, web development teams can consist of close to hundreds of people who are called web developers. Smaller organizations may only require a single permanent or contracting web developer. They are also called as graphic designers in few organizations.

Web Development tools:
There are many available tools to help make web development projects quicker and productive. There are a lot of tools that can greatly increase development speed, reduce debugging and testing time, and improve quality of the output. The tools described below are a variety of utilities, aimed towards helping developers create websites more efficiently.

CSS Grid Builder
CSS Grid Builder is an online GUI for customizing the YUI Grids CSS This allows you to rapidly generate a CSS-based, web-standards compliant page layout in a matter minutes or seconds. Once you have got the page layout all you have to do is press "Show Code" and it generates the HTML for you. The generated code links to the appropriate style sheet found on Yahoo!‘s Developer Network API.

Firebug is a powerful and easy-to-use tool for debugging scripts. It includes three main features: a console which lists errors and allows you to execute any arbitrary JavaScript code; a debugger which shows you all of the JavaScript source with errors highlighted; and an inspector which allows you to navigate the page's DOM. This is a part of Firefox add on.

HTML Validator
The HTML Validator extension uses a local HTML validation tool to validate every page you visit. This can help you conveniently identify errors in the. Version 0.7.x uses a local install of HTML Tidy as its backend. HTML is a part of Firefox add on.

Web Developer extension is very handy and timesaving. You can rapidly validate your XHTML and find JavaScript/CSS errors, change XHTML on-the-fly, inspect HTTP headers information, and much more.

Internet explorer add on Developer Tool bar: The Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar, developed by Microsoft, is the closest thing you'll get to Firefox's Web Developer.

Sajax Simple Ajax Toolkit:
This is an open source framework developed to speed up the creation of Ajax applications.

CSS Editor:
A page style sheets can be edited through CSS editor. It also provides some context information about the style sheets.

JavaScript Code Improver:
JavaScript Code Improver is a simple tool that allows you to quickly tidy up and format your JavaScript. Web developers can standardize java Script codes with the help of this.

Some of the other tools include:
Google Web tool Kit, CSS Fly, Appjet and Google sitemap Generator.

Companies like Cincinnati Web Design provide consulting services for web developers. Cincinnati Web Design is based around the process of information architecture.

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