The Past, Present, and Future of Website Designers and Developers

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This paper will be discussing the past, present, and future of web designers and developers. First by looking at the brief history of websites and how it has evolved to what is it today. Second will be discussing the present trends of how people are viewing websites on mobile devices such as: cell phones and tablets, and how that affects the design and development of websites. Lastly we’ll discuss the possible expectations the future has in store for us, devices like Google glass and other advancements to come. Website would of course not exist without the invention of the internet, which came out in the 1960s. It was first only allowed to be used by the government so they could efficiently transfer data from one computer to another. It is said that the first website was made sometime in August of 1981. (Arandilla, 2011) The first free web browser program for public use was released in the 1990s and was called Mosaic. HTML is split up into five generations, HTML being the first version and HTML5 being the latest version out. HTML coding was first introduced in the early 1990s, but it didn’t give web developers a lot of room to be creative since they were limited by how slow the internet was when it first came out, also because it was brand new and so only basic coding was in HTML. When web developers began to start making their own coding to help them become more free and creative, so in order to have a universal HTML coding the next version came out being HTML 2. Now the internet is faster and more coding mean more control and creativity web designers can be. In 1995 HTML 3 was released and many new additions came out as well. Microsoft released Internet Explorer and designers can now input animated images called “.gif” in thei... ... middle of paper ... ...r’s Guide to Google Glass." Webdesigntuts RSS. Envato, 25 July 2013. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. . ETC. "Mobile-ready Web." ETC Digital. ETC, 2013. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. . Girard, Jeremy. "Fame Foundry - A Charlotte Website Design and Marketing Firm." Fame Foundry RSS. Fame Foundry, 2 Sept. 2013. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. . Mitra, Tarun. "Future of Internet and Web Design." Medium. N.p., 26 Sept. 2013. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. . Taheri, Maryam. "2013 Web Design Trends." Creative Market. Creative Market, 2 Apr. 2013. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. .

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