Technology is developing at a rapid pace, and a web developer entering the job market requires a wide range of skills. For those who are the crux of landing a job in the web development industry, it is often not easy to find the right learning path. A cursory glance are the paths available is usually overwhelming, and it is hard to identify the platforms that you need to learn and how everything fits together at the end.
This article is about giving you all an overview of the technologies and skills that you can equip yourself with to becoming a full fledged web designer in 2018 and beyond.
The right point to start is HTML & CSS. It is the very basis of everything else that you need to know about web development. Almost all websites, simple are complex is based on HTML, and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a very basic way of styling your entire website easily. The strength of any building depends on the foundation, and HTML and CSS are the foundation for website development. These were essential until 2017, and will be essential for 2018 and beyond.
No only in the web development industry, Python is one of the top programming languages requested by recruiters across several technology companies. Mastering Python can help you work on GUI, web application and implement command line scripts. However, if you are planning to learn python for web development then learn frameworks like Flask or Django too.
Frontend & Backend Frameworks
Git: Irrespective of the kind of source code, GIT is most widely used control system. Most of things discussed are hosted in Github.
People don’t give much importance for domain knowledge and expertise. However, having a particular domain knowledge like Banking, Insurance, Real Estate or Finance can be the difference between landing a simple job and and a dream job. For instance, top web development and SEO companies have separate departments for different verticals like Real Estate Web Design or Insurance Web Design.