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Discussion on: There's no such thing as a full stack developer

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Fred Ross

There are full stack developers, that is, people who can set up the OS deployment and configuration, configure and tune the database, write the backend handling code, and code HTML, CSS, and JavaScript competently with a view to accessibility and design. Generally they began when the web was a lot simpler and just kept up. So 15 to 25 years of experience later, you have a full stack developer.

As you might imagine, such people are not cheap and are rarely on the market.

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Jonathan Higgs

And even that is pretty limited in scope to web dev. What about embedded, systems, kernal, data science, IOT, financial & quantitative...

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Abou Kone

Absolutely spot on and would describe my career, though I consider myself a front end developer nowadays