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A 2020 Guide to Becoming a Full-Stack Developer

Full-stack development has increasingly grown more popular and for good reason. A full-stack web developer is one who can work on both the front-end and back-end components of an application. Front-end usually refers to the part of an application the user interacts with and sees. The back-end handles all the logic, configuration, and everything the user essentially doesn’t see. If you opt in to the full-stack development world, it won’t mean you’ll master everything right away, but you’ll have a good idea of what it means to be able to work on both sides when building an application of your own. 

Now, in 2020, full-stack web development is needed more than ever. Here’s the scoop:

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The Dos and Don'ts of Web Design

Web design can be complicated, given you must consider many elements when creating a website. When it comes to designing websites for other companies versus your own, it’s important to consider external factors like the brand’s mission, its theme, and overall aesthetic. To better prepare yourself for the world of web design, it’s important to become familiar with the top dos and don’ts of mastering website development.

Here are a few things to consider: 

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Why Coding Camp Is a Must This Summer

Whether you’ve always wanted to study computer science or you’re inclined to do something different in college, coding bootcamps offer a wealth of advantages not found anywhere else. Dynamic and hands-on approaches to problem-solving are just one of the many advantages of taking a coding summer course.

Here’s what you need to know: 

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Why It’s a Must to Spend a Summer Learning Digital Skills

When planning out your next summer, we’ll bet you’re not imagining spending sun-kissed days taking online courses. While ending high school should be welcomed with an exciting itinerary, it should also be full of good decisions. Knowing what to expect in the next life-changing years will help determine your future success in the competitive college world. 

Here’s why you should consider taking a summer class learning digital skills: 

Prevent Learning Loss

Yes, it’s a thing. Associating summer with trips and adventure can also mean that your brain is not necessarily being stimulated or maximizing its capacity. Also known as summer slide or brain drain, students who turn off their brains in the upcoming summer months have a more difficult time getting back to studying and retaining information when the time comes. 

Research even suggests that 2 months of reading skills and 2.5 months of math material is lost over a single summer. This occurs due to the brain’s transition from initiating analytical and critical work to almost none for quite a while causing crucial information to be lost. 

Learning a new skill over the summer can not only help you retain more information and act as a functional advantage for your brain, but it can also help create a vital working habit that you’ll surely treasure in the future. It also means that you can focus on managing your time and balance work with fun. In other words, no FOMO and an extra skill to show off in your resume.

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