Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
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A dev or developer is an individual who is responsible for creating or working on a product or service. Most developers utilize one or more programming languages to develop their product or service. They may work alone or on a team and develop part of or all of a product or service. Companies like Microsoft and Oracle employ many developers due to the complexity of the products and services they develop and sell to customers.

For example, a software developer is an individual that may create a new program or maintain an existing program. A web developer is an individual that creates or updates web pages, utilizing HTML (hypertext markup language), JavaScript, or other web programming languages.

Business terms, Consultant, Engineer, Manufacturer, Programmer, Software house, System analyst, Technician, Under construction