10 Steps to be a successful web developer

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Hello friends, today we’re going to touch the most popular topic ” How to become a successful web developer?”. So, be ready… stay focused… and stay connected to be a successful web developer.

After the advent of digital media in our lives, the Web development industry has gain popularity and has been evolving. Now, the web development industry is very booming in the market. In this digital era, we need a website for simplifying our life problems like pay bills, shopping, contacts online, etc. It saves our time and money both. That is why the requirement of a successful web developer has grown. Nowadays, many are asking “how to be a web developer?”. I think this is the wrong question. They should ask “how to be a successful web developer?”. Because the number of web developers is very huge in the market, but we want to ask “how many of them are successful web developers?”.

My goal for this article is to provide a clear path & knowledge to become a successful web developer and stand out from the crowd. Whether you want to work at top companies or, become a freelancer. That does not matter.

The web development world seems to be most difficult at times. Since there are many programming languages, frameworks, libraries. So, taking the good decision is more important for your career.

These steps will help you to become a successful web developer. So, let’s start…

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1) Passion

The first step is your passion for becoming a successful web developer. Are you passionate about this field? If you are passionate to do something, then you are sure to succeed in that field. So, at first, find your passion.

Answer some questions…1. Do you excite when you think about creating websites and web apps?. 2. Is web development be an exciting career for you? 3. Do you like the lifestyle and way of working for a web developer?

If yes, you are on the right path to becoming a successful web developer. 

2) Patience

You must have patience in this field. you will have to learn every day something new to improve your skills. Sometimes most of the people just give up to see the difficulties and become a mediocre developer. So, if you want to be successful then don’t give up soon, especially for beginners.

3) Create a proper plan

Now, you found your interests and what do you love to do then you should create a proper plan to learn these skills so that you can be a successful web developer in the fixed time and money.

How much time and money will you invest in your learning? For example, I have 3 hours for learning everyday till 3 months and the budget is 10k  per month.

After doing some research about what should you learn and where. According to your research, make a proper plan and just execute it.

4) Learn the basics of HTML and CSS

This is the starting point of your journey. So, at first, you need to learn the fundamentals of web development course. If your fundamentals are strong then you will learn quickly other topics too.

Start from the ABC of web development like “What is HyperText Markup Language(HTML)?” It is the foundation of the building. If you want your building to be strong for more years, then the fundamentals of your building have to be strengthened.

After learning HTML, your next thing is to learn CSS(Cascading Style Sheet). If HTML is the foundation of the building, CSS is like the painting, decoration, or personalization of the building. Because of CSS, we can do better the look and feel of the websites and web pages that can attract more and more customers. During your journey, you should focus more on learning to make a better layout of the web page.

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5) Learn JavaScript

JavaScript is the most popular programming language. JavaScript is used by almost every website. More than 97% of websites on the web are using javascript. This language is the present and the future of the web because it covers multiple paradigms. Therefore you should learn javascript in depth.

From Javascript, we can do dynamic and interact with the websites easily. We can add complex features to the websites. Because of javascript we can interact with the user and make dynamic websites. JavaScript is a lightweight, interpreted programming language.

6) Learn bootstrap (Front-end Framework)

Bootstrap is the most popular front-end framework for developing responsive and mobile-friendly websites. Bootstrap 4 is the newest version of Bootstrap. Since most of the customers use a mobile phone and different types of systems, that’s why we need to make responsive websites that Bootstrap can do.

So, learn Bootstrap and make better and mobile-friendly websites.

7) Learn at least a JavaScript Library (JQuery)

jQuery is a JavaScript library (Write Less: Do More).  JQuery is used to make it easier to use JavaScript on your website. In jQuery, we can do tasks vary easily and fastly that javascript can take more time and memory.

It saves time and storage.

8) Back End – PHP

Back-End languages allow us to exploit the full potential of the database so that you can make the best dynamic and interactive web applications. From this, we can fully interact with the users. We can give the right to the users and the customers for doing something. It is something more complicated than the front-end.

We mostly recommend you that start to learn back-end from the most useful and popular language “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor”; for the web. It can be embedded into HTML. Without PHP, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google wouldn’t exist. So, learn it deeply.

9) Databases- MySQL

A database is an organized collection of information, or data, typically stored electronically in a computer system. A database is controlled by a database management system (DBMS). Information is the God in software and, therefore, Learn how data stored in Database, how it works, and the basics of the DBMS.

It is a very big and important field. For beginners, we would like to recommend you start learning from MySQL.

The application is used for a wide range of purposes, including data warehousing, e-commerce, and logging applications. That is it is most useful for web applications.

10.) Practice more & more

Last but not the least, Now you have enough knowledge to apply for a job in the IT industry. In my point of view, the best way to learn is to work on live projects. However, you will have to do more struggle to generate real projects.

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“Practice makes a man perfect”

Now it’s your turn..!!!

Thanks for reading this article, I wish you all the best for your new journey.

Starting and beginning something new is never easy and giving up seems like the easy way out. Don’t give up on your dreams and keep on fighting..!!

Be energetic to learn new skills, ask if you don’t know, and stay hungry and curious!!!.

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