Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Importance of Web Standards in Web Application Development

The ever increasing popularity of web enabled devices has led explosion of technology that was restricted to the website designers, developers and web application development company. Today, a normal user of technology is well equipped with various terms such as HTML 5, JavaScript and web standards. Today, several designers or developers getting into the development of web application often misinterpret the meaning of web standards. You might have probably heard about web standards if you're working with a professional web application or website development in Pune company. However, how many of you know the meaning of it and the importance of web standards in the development of a website.

Knowing about Web Standards

One of the main aim of creating web standards, such as the HTML and more, was to get over the lack of compatibility and celebrate  the de facto standards while allowing the developers and web application development companies to build sites that work effortlessly across all the browsers. Standards bodies such as the World Wide Web Consortium were formed as forums to establish harmony across the industry and among vendors. Besides this, there are other standards such as XML, CSS3, DOM and ECMAScript that are formed to find agreement across the industry on the technologies that will drive the web including CSS and HTML.

As new hardware such as mobile and tablet device evolved, the designers and developers found it impossible to develop a web application that's compatible with all the devices. The most effective and easy way to design and develop sites more effectively is to follow the web standards. Besides these, web standards also allow you leverage from graceful degradation at present and in the future. Today, web standards serve a very vital role, particularly when mobile and tablet devices are used by the people on a large scale across the world to browse the web.

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