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Sidi Jeddou
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What I need to get a job as a Front End developer in 2022

Front-end web development, is one of the best fields in software development or software engineering, and there are over 80,827 Front End Developers currently employed in the United States, and the demand for them is increasing.

If this is the first time you hear about Front-end development, don't worry, I will explain what is it.

what is Front-end ?

Front-end is everything in the page that you can see ( visible ) and you can interact with ( interactive ), for example when you browse YouTube, the videos showing on the screen with the details like views and the title of the video, all this is Front-end or UI ( User Interface ), and when you click on a video the browser redirect you directly to another page, and when you click on like button the counter increase, now you interact with the page, I think you understand what is Front End now.

How to become a strong Front-end web developer in 2022 ?

There are many front-end developers on the market today, some of them have a job, and other don't, so if you really want to get a job read the article till the end.

Whether you are in 2022 or 2023 there are some basic skills don't change and they are:

HTML: stands for Hyper Text Markup Language, HTML is the standard markup language for creating Web pages.

CSS: stands for Cascading Style Sheets, CSS describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on screen, paper, or in other media, It can control the layout of multiple web pages all at once.

JavaScript: is a scripting language that enables you to create dynamically updating content, control multimedia, animate images, and pretty much everything else. (Okay, not everything, but it is amazing what you can achieve with a few lines of JavaScript code.

These skills are very important, my advice to you is to take time to learn the basics of HTML and CSS and JavaScript very well, as we have said previously There are many front-end developers want a job, so you should be different from them, to increase your opportunities to get a job.

The most important and most popular skills that companies require in 2022 are:

ReactJS: is an open-source JavaScript library that is used for building user interfaces specifically for single-page applications.

NextJS: is a React framework that enables several extra features, including server-side rendering and generating static websites and much more.

VueJS: is a progressive JavaScript framework, which is used to build UIs (User Interfaces) and SPAs (Single-page Applications).

Sass: It is a CSS pre-processor. It is an extension of CSS that is used to add power and elegance to the basic language. It facilitates you to add variables, nested rules, mixins, inline imports, inheritance and more, all with fully CSS-compatible syntax.

Tailwindcss: is basically a utility-first CSS framework for rapidly building custom user interfaces. It is a highly customizable, low-level CSS framework that gives you all of the building blocks you need to build bespoke designs without any annoying opinionated styles you have to fight to override.

GraphQL: is a query language for your API, and a server-side runtime for executing queries using a type system you define for your data.

Typescript: is a modern age Javascript development language. It is a statically compiled language to write clear and simple Javascript code.

Webpack: is an open-source JavaScript module bundler. It is made primarily for JavaScript, but it can transform front-end assets such as HTML, CSS, and images if the corresponding loaders are included. webpack takes modules with dependencies and generates static assets representing those modules.

GitHub: is a code hosting platform for version control and collaboration. It lets you and others work together on projects from anywhere.

Some skills nice to have:

  • Soft Skills

  • Data Structures and Algorithms ( Just the basics are enough )

  • Problems solving

  • Nodejs and mongoDB ( Just the basics are enough)

Don't forget to solve a lot of problems and build projects using what you learn, also communicating with other developers is very important to build relationships, my goal is not to make you confuse, but to make you a strong developer, to be able to work with big companies.

And that's it for today, don't forget to follow me on Twitter, I will be very happy if you smash the follow button ❤️.

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Top comments (2)

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Ghulam Ammar Yanuar

thanks for sharing, it's mean a lot for me :)

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Sidi Jeddou

Glad you liked it.