Software applications consist of front-end and back-end components. The front-end consists of the features that the user sees and uses (i.e., the user interface or UI). The back-end consists of the components that are unseen by the user but which are vital for implementing the user's commands. These components include server configuration, database-related processes, and validation of users. At many employers, specialized front-end and back-end developers and engineers handle different tasks during the software design, development, and testi...
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Software developers earned salaries that ranged from $64,240 to $164,590 in May 2019, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. They earned a median annual salary of $107,510. Earnings vary by type of employer. Here is a breakdown of mean annual earnings for software developers in various sectors:
Full stack developers work in typical business environments. They work in offices, in server rooms, and in other settings. Some developers travel regularly. They may need to go to the offices of clients to discuss new projects or work on existing ones.
This job can occasionally be stressful when deadlines loom; proposed IT solutions do not work as envisioned; when developers and managers...
Each year, LinkedIn spotlights the careers that have emerged recently and that are experiencing “tremendous growth.” Its 2020 Emerging Jobs Report identified 15 fast-growing careers. The career of full stack engineer ranked fifth on its list. “While not a new job,” LinkedIn explained in its report, “the rapid pace of change in technology has made full stack developers a valuable asset to any co...