What Is Full Stack Development, And Is It Worth The Effort?

What is Meant by Full-Stack?

Front End

Back End

Two visuals explaining the difference between front and back end development
A Front End Developer concentrates on what the user sees on screen whereas a Back End Developer focuses on how it works. Full Stack Developers do all of this.
  • Front end technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • GitHub
  • Backend languages such as Ruby, PHP, Java, .Net, and Python
  • Server-side architecture
  • HTTP and REST
  • Database storage
  • Design skills such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator
  • Node js and NPM
  • Soft skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, creativity, time management and attention to detail

Required Skills Vary From One Employer to Another

Full stack developer, front end and back end developers working together on a project
A Full Stack Developer may work alongside front end and back end developers on a large scale project.

Is Full-Stack Development Well Paid?

How Long Does it Take to Become a Full Stack Developer?

Developers discussing the strengths and weaknesses of full stack development
The great full-stack development debate!

The Pros and Cons of Going Full Stack

So Is it Worth Becoming a Full-Stack developer?

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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Hi there! I’m Rachael, Marketing Manager at Adria Solutions Ltd. Read more about me here: https://www.adriasolutions.co.uk/blog

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