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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.front end vs back end web development

Author Bio
Alexander Bąk Head of Web Development Department
Alexander has 20 years of experience in software development, delivering new and innovative solutions for a myriad of global companies, ranging from small startups to large-scale enterprises. His main focus areas are web development and front-end development.