What is a Full Stack Developer?

The full stack developer definition is “someone who can work on both the back-end and front-end of systems.” This means that they can develop fully fledged platforms (with databases, servers and clients) which don’t need other applications to function.


Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions , Design client-side and server-side architecture, Build the front-end of applications through appealing visual design, Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications, Write effective APIs, Test software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency, Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade software, Create security and data protection settings, Build features and applications with a mobile responsive design, Write technical documentation, Work with data scientists and analysts to improve software

Requirements and skills

Proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role, Experience developing desktop and mobile applications, Familiarity with common stacks, Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery), Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. C#, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design, Excellent communication and teamwork skills, Great attention to detail, Organizational skills, An analytical mind, Degree in Computer Science, Statistics or relevant field

Popular Stacks:

MEAN stack: JavaScript – MongoDB – Express – AngularJS – Node.js

MERN stack: JavaScript – MongoDB – Express – React.js – Node.js

MEVN stack: JavaScript – MongoDB – Express – Vue.js – Node.js

LAMP stack: JavaScript – Linux – Apache – MySQL – PHP

Django stack: JavaScript – Python – Django – MySQL

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