Web Development Louisville, KY

Louisville Web Group’s web development team offers virtually any form of dynamic programming but we specialize in – and recommend – PHP for web based applications.  Our web developers have the patience and broad brush business knowledge to understand any dilemma and create a solution that will work for you and your customers.

About Web Development

A web developer is a software developer or software engineer who is trained in setting up and then maintaining the relationship between an Internet user and an online database via the use of any of a number of programming codes.

Three or more tiers
Modern web applications often contain three or more tiers, and depending on the size of the team a developer works on, he or she may specialize in one or more of these tiers – or may take a more interdisciplinary role. For example, in a two person team, one developer may focus on the technologies sent to the client such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and on the server-side frameworks (such as Perl, Python, Ruby On Rails, PHP, Java, .NET) used to deliver content and scripts to the client. Meanwhile the other developer might focus on the interaction between server-side frameworks, the web server, and a database system. Further, depending on the size of their organization, the aforementioned developers might work closely with a web designer, web producer, project manager, software architect, or database administrator – or they may be responsible for such tasks as web design, project management, and database administration themselves.

Much of the demand for web development today centers on e-commerce development, that is developing e-commerce solutions to e-tailers, or people who do business online.

This is a highly complex process requiring personnel with great knowledge and technical abilities.

Louisville Web Group utilizes web developers for many projects, especially in e-commerce website design and in the development of many types of Content Management Systems (CMS).

About E-Commerce or eCommerce

The term “e-commerce” is an acronym for the term “Electronic Commerce” and is also referred to as eCommerce. E-Commerce has to do with the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks.

The amount of trade conducted electronically has grown extraordinarily with widespread Internet usage. The use of commerce is conducted in this way, spurring and drawing on innovations in electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Modern electronic commerce typically uses the World Wide Web at least at some point in the transaction’s lifecycle, although it can encompass a wider range of technologies such as e-mail as well.

E-Commerce is a Basic Element in Many Websites Around the World
Quite a bit of e-commerce is conducted entirely electronically for virtual items such as access to premium content on a website, as when you pay a membership fee online to join AAA or AARP, but most electronic commerce involves the transportation of physical items in some way.

Online retailers are sometimes known as e-tailers and online retail is sometimes known as e-tail. Almost all big retailers have an e-commerce presence on the World Wide Web.

Electronic commerce that is conducted between businesses is referred to as business-to-business or B2B. B2B can be open to all interested parties (e.g. commodity exchange) or limited to specific, pre-qualified participants (private electronic market). Electronic commerce that is conducted between businesses and consumers, on the other hand, is referred to as business-to-consumer or B2C. This is the type of electronic commerce conducted by companies such as Amazon.com and ebay.

Electronic commerce is generally considered to be the sales aspect of e-business. It also consists of the exchange of data to facilitate the financing and payment aspects of the business transactions.

E-Commerce Development Since 1998
Louisville Web Group has been developing e-commerce solutions since 1998 and we’ve worked with virtually every end use application applying virtually every “open source” e-commerce mechanism available including Magento, OsCommerce, X-Cart, Zen Cart, VirtueMart, Lite Commerce, DashCommerce, and more.

Here is an example of a simple and inexpensive open source e-commerce solution that we’ve developed, Scentsational Candles. Our first e-commerce web design solution for built for Office Time Savers in LiteCommerce. We’ve built this site for Gun Holsters Unlimited in Magento.  Another more intricate e-commerce development solution in OsCommerce is Century Beauty Supply. We’ve recently done work for the world’s largest e-tailer, Swiss Colony.

Our web site design team specialize in creating stimulating artwork that inspires viewers and motivates them to become customers through the use of front end applications like CSS and XHTML. Our e-commerce website design team creates e-commerce systems that are rock solid, secure and easy to use through the use of PHP and ASP.NET in concert with SQL or Access databases.

If you’d like to discuss web development or e-commerce development with Louisville Web Group, call us today at 502-749-4131 or send us an e-mail. Estimates are free.


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