As always, the short answer is easiest: On average, according to Indeed, an American web developer earns $81,034 per year.
Ever since starting Boot.dev, I’ve been flooded with what I call “quicksand questions”. On the surface, a quicksand question seems like a good question.
If you’re looking for good web development books, you’re probably interested in becoming a web developer.
The best part of working on Boot.dev is seeing you all make almost unbelievable strides in not only your understanding of fundamental concepts, but what you can now build from scratch.
I love giving a short answer to these: yes, 100%, Python is a great tool for web development.
Go is built for grug brained programmers like me. grug brain developer not so smart, but grug brain developer program many long year and learn some things although mostly still confused
The boring answer is that backend web development is the process of building the server-side of websites and web applications.
As I’m writing this on July 28th, we’ve had 118,984 lessons successfully completed by students on Boot.
Django is a popular Python-based framework for building web applications. It provides pre-built components and conventions, which simplifies the web app development process and allows developers to focus on writing their application’s specific logic rather than dealing with repetitive tasks.
Several years ago I started my first job as a “senior” Go developer. You see, after a modest 3 years in the industry, my arcane ability to use the Go standard library’s strings.
Part of being in the software development space means I’m near a lot of entrepreneurs. Code is a powerful building block, and that appeals to a lot of self-taught big thinkers.
As a kid, I always wanted to be good at drawing. I practiced drawing my favorite anime characters, but frankly, my mom was the only one who thought they were good.
While “real” hell may or may not exist (no need to get into religious beliefs here), tutorial hell is very real.
June was hot. I got sunburned. What else happened… Oh yeah, I finished the new CI/CD course!
“I already know React,” mused my friend. “What popular backend language should I learn that will make me a useful hire to companies?
A developer’s life is a never-ending saga of learning new things. It’s like you’re playing Diablo where every new Jira ticket can feel like the next mini boss to slay.
Our mission statement: To make learning backend engineering skills as fun and simple as it can be.
As you set out to learn how to be a backend developer it’s normal to get stuck on a concept or task.
We’re a very small team. At a larger company, you can afford to have a mediocre hire.
May was a historic month for Boot.dev. We added more students to the backend learning path than we ever have in a single month before, and we’re doing everything we can to build and release new, better courses at a faster clip.
We’re building the most fun, effective, and in-depth learning experience for aspiring backend developers. We’re a small team of developers who love to make the process of learning as fun and hands-on as it can be.
Go has hard opinions about how you should style and format your code. Setting up your VS Code environment to enforce the standard linting and formatting rules can save you a ton of time.
DHH, the creator of Ruby on Rails, Hey, Basecamp, and a few other things, recently wrote an article titled “Programming types and mindsets”, and I just have to chime in on this one.
Just last month, Codecademy was sold to Skillsoft for $525 million. Not too shabby, and entirely well-deserved if you ask me.
We hit some amazing milestones in April. We now have over 40,000 registered students and over 500,000 lessons completed on the platform!