1

I'm trying to check the correctness of translation of some university courses from my native language to English... Is it correct to spell "web development" with hyphen?

I'm quite sure that "Web Development" is correct. Is "Ruby on Rails Web-development" correct, too?

While I remember coming across "web-..." in adjectives (for example, "web-based"), I don't remember any cases of spelling "web" with hyphen in nouns...

  • I think your instinct is correct in this case. "Ruby on Rails Web Development" is "more correct" than "...Web-development." – Teacher KSHuang Feb 13 '17 at 10:56
2

Web-development is incorrect. Hyphenated adjectives are used when they qualify a noun. like Web-based Frameworks

Web Development has evolved to be an umbrella term and hence should be treated as a non hyphenated noun

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.