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Web Developer in Northampton

Web Developer

Back-end Web Developers are responsible for server-side web application and integration of the work front-end web developers do. They will write web services and APIs used by front-end developers. Working closely with marketing and design functions they will use test sites to see which ideas best suit the brief.

Using reliable code, they will build the framework considering UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.

Depending on the platforms used by the company or its clients, The Developer will need to be proficient in one or several languages such as PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, or JavaScript.

A Web Developer will need a good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, accessibility and security compliance as well as authentication between multiple systems and servers.

With the growing use of tablets and smartphones, it is essential for a Web Developer to understand the differences between mobile vs desktop platforms.

Northampton

Northampton is the county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands and lies on the River Nene. Archaeological evidence in the area dates back to the Bronze Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods. During the Middle Ages, the town saw the establishment of Northampton Castle, an occasional used royal residence that regularly hosted the Parliament of England. Rebuilt after the devastating Great Fire of Northampton in 1675, Northamptonshire's county town was one of the prettiest in the Midlands before WWII bombers and then post-war urban planners wreaked architectural havoc. However, the heart of the town retains some grand buildings that emphasise its significant role in England’s Wars of the Roses and the English Civil War. After the creation of the Grand Union Canal and the railway in the 19th century, Northampton became internationally famous for manufacturing fine quality leather footwear. Unsuccessfully applying for unitary status in 1996 and city status later in 2000, the town continues to expand, undergoing large-scale urban renewal. 

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