Introduction On Back-End Development

What Is Back-End?

Back-End Development refers to the server-side development. It is the term used for the behind-the-scenes activities that happen when performing any action on a website/app. It can be logging in to your account or purchasing a watch from an online store.

Who Is Back-End Developer?

Back-End developer focuses on databases, scripting, and the architecture of websites. A person Who write Codes, Code written by back-end developers helps to communicate the database information to the browser. It's Back-End developer primary responsibility to making updates and changes in addition to monitoring functionality of site/app. A Back-End developer works with the following technologies

  • Web Development Languages
  • Database and cache
  • Server
  • API (REST & SOAP)

How to Become A Back-End Developer?

The first thing is that you have to pick a language to learn, depend's on a field that you want to enter in. For example you like WordPress and you want to create a plugin, first you have to learn PHP and maybe some MySQL. You should not go after something like 'GO', 'Rust', 'C++' to become a Back-End developer, Yes these languages can be used for Back-End but there are better choices in matter of time, unless you have scalable project and you know what you do.

Try with trending languages in this industry Like Node.JS(JavaScript), PHP, Python, Java, (I offer JavaScript Node.JS) definitely is not all of it, You have to learn database technologies as well, I suggest MySql in RDBMS and MongoDB in NoSQL. and yet that's not all, there are varieties of technologies and tool that as a Back-End developer you have to learn to gain the professional badge I name some of them : Caching and Cache Databases, In-memeory Databases, Web Servers, Queue and queue management, Data and Media Streaming, basic networking knowledge, Linux knowledge like CentOS, Ubuntu Server ... Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes, Design Patterns, Integrations & Test Driven Development, CI & CD and ...

A Back-End developer needs to know much more about application architecture design. When we talk about a Back-End Server that handles Millions of requests and activities in few seconds( Like Google, Instagram, PayPal and ... with huge number of users ) we are talking exactly about large scale applications and that's where Application Architecture Design becomes important.

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