Managing Web Development

12 Lessons Learned for Getting Better Results from Developers While I don't agree with all of the points, on the whole this is a good outline for managing web development. Tip # 9 is dead on.  I find many people on the business side think that if someone is a programmer that they are good at or even want to code every aspect of a project. Front-end or GUI programmers are definitely a special breed of people and are absolutely critical to any project.