As purists would have you believe, web designs and web developers are NOT the same. So one is a designer and the other a programmer? Yes, and there is more. But first, a cool infograph to brighten your day.
On a serious note, in addition to the commonality of being afraid of women, I believe that both web developer and web designer should be well-versed with HTML (xHTML, if you like), CSS and Web Usability. A decent knowhow of Search Engine Optimization is always a plus.
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) created the once popular Altavista Internet search engine. They were also the first computer vendor to launch a public web site at dec.com. Their domain name is the fifth oldest in the world and, at one time, hosted a popular software repository. [more...]