Developing a Framework for Your Website

In the online world, a framework represents a guide which a web designer follows with the intention of building dynamic websites. More than a plan, a framework is intended to be the main building component that will allow sites to obtain its set objectives in a fairly straightforward manner with the least disturbance along the way. In layman’s term, a framework is a structure that provides support for something that is being constructed. A site framework operates on the same logic and premise.   The results of site development efforts are only as good as the foundation that has been set. A strong framework ensures a healthy environment within which web developers can work on with confidence. In a way, the site framework determines the concepts and values wherein actual site development practices will be based on.   The functionality of a site can be determined by the chosen software framework since it would dictate to a large degree how applications and solutions are developed. The over-all idea is to reduce the amount of time that will be required in website development. This can only be done when previous efforts done in website developments are not erased by subsequent ones.   There is a question as to which is more preferable to use – a generic framework which fits all or a specifically-developed framework for a website. The former is usually developed by third parties to serve general purposes and may be helpful to a certain degree for those who are just starting. However, there should be preference for frameworks that are able to stand the test of time or those that are able to evolve gracefully as new developments are introduced. Every successful site is based on a sound framework which luck has nothing to do with. Selection of a good framework for a site depends on getting the right information so that decisions can be done accordingly.  

Originally posted on October 1, 2012 @ 2:40 am