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Hidayt Rahman
Hidayt Rahman

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Full Stack Developer Roadmap 2021

Most of the newcomers are planning to go for full-stack development.

What is a full-stack developer?

A person who can develop the entire application (both client and server).


  • Master all the techniques involved in a development project.
  • Can provide help to all the team members
  • Can reduce the cost of the project
  • Can reduce the time used for team communication


  • The solution chosen can be dependent on developer skills
  • The solution chosen can be wrong for the project
  • Being a full-stack developer is increasingly complex


Is designed to be displayed in a web browser. It can be assisted by technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets and scripting languages such as JavaScript and mandatory for all web developers

Must read:

  • Basic HTML and DOM
  • Form
  • HTML5 APIs (Storage)

A beginner can start from w3schools


CSS — Styling for web pages (Makeup HTML)

Must read:

  • Selectors (class, ID, element, attribute, pseudo)
  • Box Model
  • Position (absolute, fixed, relative)
  • Flex, Grid
  • Media Query (screen, print)


Javascript is the programming language of the Web.

Must read:

  • Basics (var, loop, statements)
  • Scope
  • Closure
  • Functions
  • Hoisting
  • DOM manipulation
  • Event handling

Useful articles


React is an open-source front-end JavaScript library for building user interfaces or UI components. React can be used as a base in the development of single-page or mobile applications.

Must read:

  • Components
  • Hooks
  • Router
  • Data binding
  • State Management


Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, back-end JavaScript runtime environment that runs on the V8 engine and executes JavaScript code outside a web browser.

Must read:

  • HTTP
  • File Storage (CRUD)
  • OS
  • Events
  • Sync and Async
  • Event Loop


Express is a minimal and flexible Node.js web application framework that provides a robust set of features for web and mobile applications.

Must read:

  • Middleware's
  • Routing
  • Error Handling
  • Debugging


  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • Crypto


MySQL is an open-source relational database management system. Its name is a combination of “My”, the name of co-founder Michael Widenius’s daughter, and “SQL”, the abbreviation for Structured Query Language

This is not necessary but basic knowledge will definitely help you with the relational database management system.


MongoDB is a source-available cross-platform document-oriented database program. Classified as a NoSQL database program, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with optional schemas

Must read:

  • Databases
  • collections
  • Schema
  • Aggregation

Live Projects and Deployments

Woohoo!!!!!!! 🥳 🥳

You did it….. now it's time to develop something with a real-world solution.

Project Ideas

  • Blog (CRUD)
  • Todo App example
  • Chat Bot
  • Quiz App

Congratulations!!! You’re now a full-stack developer. 😎

You can now consider yourself as a one-man army. 🤝

All the best <Happy Code />

Top comments (6)

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The Procrastinator

One in a million

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Hidayt Rahman

Thank you :)

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Phil Hasenkamp

Awesome advice! Thank you for sharing your knowledge!

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Hidayt Rahman

I'am glad you liked it :)

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Emmanuel Lucio Urbina

Excelent, thanks

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Hidayt Rahman

I'am glad you liked it :)