What is back-end web development?
The back-end of a website comes in many metaphors: the spine of your website, the engine under the hood, the behind-the-scenes powerhouse. You get it. Specifically, the back-end is the catalyzer for all functionality on your site. It’s what communicates database information to the internet browser, and what organizes the data you see on the front end. While it might not initially seem as flashy or gratifying as a slick front-end, a solid back-end system can completely redefine the way your users and your team interact with your website.
How back-end development can help your business
The back-end isn’t just the foundational core of your website. It informs the scalability of your entire site, your ability to manage or edit content, and the security of your data. Without a quality back-end, your website is putty. With one, you can publish the most up-to-date information, carry out business processes faster, and manage users and data effortlessly.
Benefits of high-quality back-end web development
Scale your website alongside your business
Websites aren’t set in stone; neither is your business. As your business grows, so too should your website. With a sturdy back-end architecture, you can easily scale your website: Add new functionality, modify or expand your content, add new functionality, and manage large influxes of data.
Modify, edit, and manage content without code
Another key benefit of back-end web development is the possibility of a content management system, which aids in the management of new or existing content, all without needing to code. For lean teams without dedicated developers, this kind of back-end functionality affords them independence and overall saving on developer costs.
Structure the user-facing side of the website
Substance over style. Though they may seem like separate entities, the back-end and front-end of a website are inextricable. Without a robust back-end powering your website, your front-end — the visual “storefront” of your website — will likely fall apart and its functionality will almost definitely break.
Keep your data secure and accessible
With critical data comes big responsibility. If your website incorporates databases, APIs, or information repositories of any kind, you’ll need a system to efficiently manage them. Back-end web development provides that structure, allowing for easy access to data and sound data security measures, making operations like e-commerce or enterprise data management possible.
Our approach to back-end web development
Brain Bytes wants to spread the development love, so to speak. We believe technology should be approachable and usable by anyone, and there’s no better place to reflect that ideology than to develop best-in-class back-end systems for teams of all sizes and abilities. Our approach to each back-end project reflects compassion, communication, and an obsessiveness to ensure our websites are usable and approachable, back to front.
We create headache-less back-end systems
We measure our back-end web dev success by how flawlessly your website functions. That alone isn’t determined just by the quality of our code; it hinges on how your back-end fulfills your business requirements. Our back-end systems work to make your team successful in every endeavor, whether it’s easily accessing data or managing content, without breaking the site.
We’re not a bunch of assholes
Our developers are not assholes, plain and simple. We’re not in the business of confusing clients, scaring them, or unnecessarily complicating projects. Working in technology, we understand how stressful it is to rely on someone to know the tech when you yourself don’t. The process of developing a website is already enough work, so we try to make things as comfortable as possible.
We know our way around back-end web technologies
Our development team pulls from a vast repertoire of programming languages, technologies, and website expertise to determine the best approach for your website’s back-end. Using a wide range of resources, such as back-end frameworks and info architecture expertise, allows us to develop website solutions that meet your specific needs and objectives.
Our back-end web development stack
Building strong website back-ends
Building Android and iOS apps
Back-end development frameworks
- React Native