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How to become a Web developer?

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We’ve recently discovered this really great open source learning map tool that shows the skills or learning path required to become a web developer – both front end and back end. We suggest you check it out if you’re thinking about this as a career in these timultuous times!

Front end developer:

A front-end web developer is responsible for implementing visual and interactive elements that users engage with through their web browser when using a web application. They are usually supported by back-end web developers, who are responsible for server-side application logic and integration of the work front-end developers do.

Back end developer:

Back-end Developers create, code, and improve the server, server-side applications, and databases that, when combined with front-end codes, help create a functional, seamless experience for the end-user. They study industry trends, create or improve back-end processes and codes, and work with others to design a better program.


Where do I start?

We recommend starting out with the MTA Software Development Fundamentals. It’s basic enough that a beginner can join, but meaty enough that you’ll be gaining some of the key skills required to becoming a web developer in the course. And it gives you a good all round sense of the field of programming – so that you can decide from there how to specialise.

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