Full-Stack Web Development, according to the Stack Overflow 2016 Developer Survey, is the most popular developer occupation today. It’s no wonder then that there are dozens of online and in-person programs that will help people become Full-Stack Developers and then even assist these new developers land high-paying programming jobs.
In this article I won’t be discussing which websites or coding bootcamps have the best web development programs, instead I will be providing a definitive guide to what I believe are the most important skills required to become a Full-Stack Web Developer today and land a job if you’ve never coded before. I will be basing the list off of three things:
A combination of what most programs in 2017 are teaching students.
My own personal experiences from interviewing at companies for developer positions in the past and also interviewing potential candidates for current Full-Stack Developer positions at my current company.
Everybody owns a smartphone these days, they are no longer a luxury. It’s a part of our daily lives. With millions of apps both on android and the iPhone, everybody wants to get or make an app. This used to be hard to build as you had to build for both platforms differently. What a headache! The panadol for that headache is here and it’s the Ionic Framework.
The Ionic framework is a tool that lets developers build cross platform apps without having to manage multiple code bases. The Ionic framework which was built by Drafty Inc has saved developers from this nightmare. With Ionic, developers can build beautiful apps in little or no time. And the awesome part is being able to access all native functions of the phones while building on top of the Ionic framework.
If you want to become a good web developer, but you are confused about what to do and how to start? will help you to decide what to do next. The chart shows various paths that you can choose and the technologies that you need understand in order to become a frontend developer, backend developer or a DevOps.
Working with native code is a popular practice. But it’s not always the best choice in a business sense. Creating the same app for several platforms can a huge timewaster. HTML5 mobile UI frameworks allow building cross-platform hybrid mobile applications. They also maintain native feel and look.