Web Development: An Introduction

Web development refers to the process of creating and maintaining websites, including everything from the front-end design and user experience to the back-end functionality and server-side scripting. It encompasses a range of skills, including web design, coding, and web server management.

Types of Web Development

There are several different types of web development, including:

Setup a local web development environment with XAMPP for MacOS

XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MariaDB, PHP and Perl.

XAMPP  is a popular open-source software stack that provides a development environment for web applications and is completely free. The XAMPP open source package has been set up to be incredibly easy to install and to use. It includes an Apache web server containing MySQL or MariaDB and PHP (including Perl), which is the stack you primarily need for web development.