Software development is the process which involves conceiving, specifying, designing, programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing while creating and maintaining applications, frameworks, or other software components. It is a process of writing and maintaining the source code, but in a broader sense, it includes all that is involved between the conception of the desired software through to the final manifestation of the software, sometimes in a planned and structured process. Hence software development may include research, new development, prototyping, modification, reuse, re-engineering, maintenance, or any other activities that result in software products. In Software Development field, change happens at a fast pace. There are new products, tools, and apps released into the world every day—and dozens of languages and frameworks to master.
A standard Software Developer job description must include,researching, designing, implementing and managing software programs,testing and evaluating new programs, .working closely with other developers, UX designers, business and systems analysts.They must be able to identify areas for modification in existing programs and subsequently develop these modifications.Based on the company’s particular requirements, they must be able to write and code individual programmes or provide an entirely new software resource.
A good Software Developer must be able to verify and deploy programs and systems.They must testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live.Currently, about one third of IT jobs are in development and programming and one can become a software developer across virtually all industry sectors.