6 Important Tips on How to Become a Full Stack Developer in Nepal
How to become a full stack developer in Nepal? As this is one of the hottest topics for developers, the discussions have never stopped. On Facebook and LinkedIn, lots of people keep their job title as a full stack developer. Plus, it seems that the “Full Stack” topic has already been trending as a new job title.
But, we think the discussion about the full stack is an argument relating to the all-rounder and expert in the IT industry, and debate on the depth and breadth of development skills.
What is a full stack developer?
Actually, full stack developers are those people who have knowledge of various programming languages and use these skills to create a product independently. A full stack developer is an engineer who can manage all the work of clients, servers, databases, and systems engineering.
“Stack” refers to a group of sub-modules. “Stack” refers to a collection of sub-modules. These software sub-modules or components are combined to achieve the established function. In fact, “full stack” refers to the are the sets of technologies required to accomplish a project.
What are the pros and cons of being a full stack developer in Nepal?
As we mentioned above, the discussion about full stack developer is actually the debate on the depth and breadth of skills.
Pros: The full stack developers who are involved in a horizontal technical requirement can make a prototype design for a product very rapidly with his wide range of techniques. With the full stackability, they have a wider angle of views and a more active mindset which helps them become more sensitive to techniques and products.
From another aspect, they can help everyone in the team and greatly reduce the time and technical costs of team communication, technology docking. So many of them become entrepreneurs or as technical partners in start-up or multinational companies.
Cons: Because of the horizontal technology development, some full stack developers cannot be expert in one skill. Most of them who claims to be “full stack developer” only know a little about the multiple skills.
6 Important Tips that will help you become a Full Stack Developer in Nepal
A qualified full stack developer in Nepal should have functional knowledge and capabilities for all aspects involved in building the application.
1) Programming Languages
You need to be proficient in multiple programming courses, such as JAVA Programming, PHP, C # Programming, Programming with Python, Ruby on Rails, Perl, etc. As most of your vital business processes need to be written in these languages.
You also have to understand the language grammar and be very familiar with how to structure, design, implement, and test the project based on single language or multiple languages. For example, let's say if you choose JAVA, then you need to understand the object-oriented design and development, design patterns, J2EE-based components of the development and so on.
2) Use development frameworks and third-party libraries
The popular development languages are generally accompanied by a good development framework, such as JAVA Spring, MyBatis, Hibernate, Python Django, PHP think PHP, yin, nodeJs express and so on.
3) Front-end technology
Front-end technologies have become very important in today’s project and product development. The user experience is also one of the important criteria to test the success of a product.
4) Database and cache
To store data every product or project needs a database. As a full stack developer, you also need to have a couple of databases and know how to interact with the database. Currently, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Oracle, SQLServer are the popular database used by full stack developers in Nepal. MongoDB is being used more widely in Internet products as a document-type database.
We also, recommend using MySQL or commercial Oracle as the back-end database for larger projects. While Redis can be used as memory databases for caching, to improve system performance.
5) Basic design ability
The design skill is very important. The principle and skill of basic prototype design, UI design, UX design are also needed to be understood well.
6) Self-requirements are also an inherent factor to become a full stack developer in Nepal:
- Good communication skills
- Global thinking
- Time management skills
It will take you almost 10 years to comprehend the front-end, back-end, client-oriented knowledge content to be a full stack developer. Therefore, the full stack developer is by no means to be accomplished overnight. What you need to do is building the technical foundation, strengthen the core skills, and keep learning for more hurdles.