Front End Technologies.
Many web designers refer their self as front end designers if you ever heard that term you probably also heard expression back in, client-side or server-side, with the same discussion.
In this article, we are going to be exploring the Front End Technologies it would be probably helpful to define what front end refers to and what front end design is general.
In simplest terms, front end could be referred to UI layer of websites. The things that people see and interact with.
Back end usually describes the process that happens on the server that helps things work clients side and server-side general refer to the same things and often used interchangeably with the front end and back end.
Recently, however, more development is being done within the browser is done.
In many cases these terms tend to overlaps, so do not be surprised to see somebody refer to themselves as front end designer or front end developer in really mean exacting the same thing.
As an overall rule that front end designers are more visual designers then as are Programmers.
Typical Front-End Designer Roles.
- Creating mockups & developing visual standards.
- Structuring semantic content.
- Handling site.
- Site typography.
- Page layout.
- Form design.
- Interactivity & animation.
- Creating site imagery.
Obviously this is not a complete list. Some designers have done specializations in the specific area of the front end design.
Some designers have mixed skills for performing broad tasks.