Front-End vs Back-End vs Full Stack Web Developers
The web development field is growing every year, and web developers are undoubtedly enjoying steady growth in demand for their services. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of web developers is projected to grow 13% from 2018 to 2028 and their demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and e-commerce.
A web developer is a programmer who specializes in the development of websites and web applications that are run over HTTP from a web server to a web browser. There are three primary types of web developers: those who work on the front-end, those who work on the back-end and those who work on the full-stack. These three main types of web developers perform different but vital roles in web programming. For the most part, what languages you end up learning depends on whether you want to tackle front-end or back-end or full-stack web development.
Should you hire a back-end, a front-end, or a full-stack developer? In this post, we’re going to look at the differences of each web development role, their skills, and programming languages to help you in your decision.