Today I want to make a slightly different approach; I see many new aspiring developers struggle with the same question: How do I become a good developer?
They ask what languages they should learn. When should they learn what? And how fast it will go.
There is not a one size fits all, but I hope to give my 10 cents about this topic.
Basic development path
My recommendation for a path to follow would be the following:
- Now Stop learning and start creating
- Advance JS -> React/Angular/Vue/Whatever is hip
So my main thing is, don't overdo yourself. When learning to become a developer, it's so essential your basis is perfect!
You can be a React Star, and that's perfect, but if you don't understand HTML, you will have such a disadvantage.
Must I become a front & back-end developer?
That is one question I've seen many times, and it's tough to answer. It depends on what makes you happy. I started as a front-end developer; I had no clue what back-end meant and didn't like it. Nowadays, I'm considered a full-stack developer, but I like the back-end part way more. I found it to come naturally to me.
So, How do I become a good developer?
Even better, invent your project. Find something that inspires you like movies/sports/animals and create an interactive web experience with that.
I love to help aspiring developers complete their goals. Let me know in the comments or on the socials what your questions are, and I will try my best to answer them!
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