You might want to be a little more specific. Do you mean the design? The design and the subsequent HTML/CSS to bring it to life on the web, application development, PHP-MySQL powered dynamic site, eCommerce site, single coding session?
I've switched careers...
I'm NO LONGER a scientist,
but now a web developer...
Yep, I suspect we need a bit of clarification here as to what you mean by "develop a web site," as I can't think of one I've done that comes in under the highest value in the poll (7 hours) for what I consider to be web site development. Heck, 7 days is often not enough.
PS: It occurs to me that perhaps you are asking how much time we spend per day doing web site development?
Last edited by NogDog; 01-26-2010 at 03:55 PM.
"Please give us a simple answer, so that we don't have to think, because if we think, we might find answers that don't fit the way we want the world to be."
~ Terry Pratchett in Nation
Also, if the page is eCommerce, Photo sharing, or just an "all about me". The type of site makes a big diff. The question is too vague. Nearly anyone can put an HTML page together fast. But to develope it to someone's needs? Time.
Then there is the issue of content. Who's writing it? Who's collaborating to write it? Structure and behavior are one thing ... adding the 'copy' is quite another.
Add to that graphic development in PhotoShop (or whatever), Flash development (if needed, with its associated ActionScripts) and you can add a lot more hours.
Seems to me the question is very naive and the choices reflect very little understanding of what web development entails.
Last edited by javawebdog; 01-26-2010 at 04:40 PM.
javawebdog Two things to remember:
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
"It's more than just a matter of survival. It's a matter of sympathy, compassion, passion and style."
My current work-project is projecting about 3 years of development. I think we'll probably have the equivalent of about 4 FT folks (probably more) on the project throughout its course, not including content production. So, if we assume 1 month off per year for each employee, we get