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- Adding interactivity to websites
- Developing mobile applications
- Front-end web development
- Back-end web development
However, in recent times, there has been a growing shift towards other modes of learning. Around 89 percent of employers believe that candidates who have graduated from coding bootcamps are equally—and sometimes more—prepared than traditional college degree holders.
Certificates in coding can help you validate your skills and stand out in the competitive job market. They’ll also pave the way for higher remuneration and better job opportunities.
A certification may not give you all of the foundational knowledge you need to become a successful web developer, but it's a nice way to demonstrate your skills on your resume.
- You’ll have the freedom of creating your own structure and approach to your learning.
- You can make your own schedule.
- It’s free of charge. Resources like YouTube tutorials and other learning materials can be found online for free.
- You’ll spend a lot of time understanding each problem—which will give you useful insights to utilize in your career.
- You’ll have less sense of community through peers and mentors.
- There’ll be a lack of organized curriculum.
- You won’t have the accountability of tests and assignment due dates.
- You'll end up spending a lot of time searching for the right resources.
- Functional programming – Using functional programming, you can write code only through functions. This skill will allow you to avoid mutation of data and other side effects. As functional programming is declarative in nature, the code that results from it is more concise, which makes it easier to execute. Concise code is also easier to test and change.
- Efficient memory management – You should learn how to write and optimize your code to utilize memory and system resources in an efficient way.
- Front-End Developer
- Full-Stack Developer
- Web Application Developer
- Website Administrator
- PHP and JS Developer
- WordPress Developer
- Mobile Developer
- Information Security Software Developer
- Loop – A loop refers to a structure in the code. In this structure, an action or actions are performed multiple times in a row.
- NPM – Short for Node.js Package Manager, NPM is an online repository. The projects created on NodeJS are published here.
- ESLint – ESLint is used to detect errors in programming.
- CircleCI – This tool is used for development practice. It allows developers to assimilate their code in a shared repository.
Still deciding which programming language to learn next? Check out The Top Coding Languages by Industry, which should give you a better idea of where to start.
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