Skills required for a successful Full Stack Developer

A Few Attributes of a Full Stack developer

Full stack developers work with both the front and back end of a website.  So they’re familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and one or more back end languages.



They code they write runs inside the user’s browser. Think of it a little like this. While the front end developer is the one who lays out the streets and makes sure everything is connected properly so people can live their lives (a simplified analogy, but you get the rough idea). They’re also in charge of making sure that there are no errors or bugs on the front end, as well as making sure that the design appears as it’s supposed to across various platforms and browsers


  • Web fundamentals like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS


  • CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS


  • JavaScript frameworks like AngularJS, React, or Ember, or JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp, and Bower


  • Libraries like jQuery or js




The back end developer is like the engineer who designs and creates the systems that make a city work (electricity, water and sewer, zoning, etc.  A back end developer, whose code runs on the web server.


  • API design and development


  • CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)


  • RESTful Services


  • Web fundamentals like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

About Amit Vora

Amit Vora has over 15 years of experience in Digital and is armed with MS in Computer Science from Michigan State University and MBA from Chicago, E-MBA from IIM Bangalore.
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