Backend development is all the code that runs on the server which is hidden from the users. The backend is responsible for sending and recieving data. As a backend developer you have to think logically and write code.
The demand for backend developer is huge and it is high rewarding than a frontend developer. The average salary of a backend developer is around $100k to $105k per year.
So you have decided to become a backend developer but you have no idea where to start don’t worry today this article is about complete roadmap to become a backend developer so i am going to tell you everything you need to know about backend development so read this article till the end.
If you want to know the best programming languages for backend development than read this guide – Best backend programming languages 2021
Roadmap to become a backend developer
So a backend developer has to do many tasks in the backend so a backend developer has to know a programming language, a database to store data and many other things so lets take a look at everything.
If you are interested in full stack web development than read this guide – Roadmap to become a full stack web developer. This guide will help you become a web developer.
1. Learn a programming language
2. Learn backend framework
Backend development with nodejs is not hard as there are many libraries which helps you from writing complex code. You need to learn to create api’s, authentication and authorization and simple crud operations.
Build some api’s and projects with nodejs and improve your skills
3. Learn a database
MySql is also great database to use it store data in tables and columns it is popular and used by many developers. learning any database doesn’t matter a lot you just have to learn any one and get started or you can learn both.
So learn one database and get started if you are confused which one to choose i will recommend you to learn mongodb because it is easy to learn and use.
If you want more info about mongodb and mysql database then read this article – mongodb vs mysql . This will help you understand more about these databases.
4. Learn Deployment
So you have learn’t everything and made some cool projects and you want to deploy it so everyone can access it through the internet so you need to deploy your project you need a hosting there are many hosting providers like aws, digital ocean or heroku.
AWS is little difficult as there are many options and plans to choose but they have great courses to teach you how to use and deploy on their servers. you can also you digital ocean which is simple to use.
deployment is not learning but knowing how to deploy so after this you just have to practice, make projects and get a job or create your own app.
This was the complete backend web developer roadmap I have talked about which programming language you should use from which database you should use so you must not get confused on while learn backend web development.
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