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Matt Curcio

I think the advice to Not be a 'full stack' developer is a good one to start with. Small steps, I say. As a beginner, there are so many topics to master. There are so many platforms too. Full stack is a huge area of study. I have met people that said start with PHP, then others that say JS, or Python in other areas... Find a path for yourself first.

To some working with a database can be really easy, but for others no so. It may be true that the simplest jobs require 4 SQL commands but I say focus on Design or CSS and learning JS first. Don't get overwhelmed is my message.

To me there are long term and short term goals.