In This Chapter
Discovering the four major parts of any website or app
Knowing the difference between SQL and NoSQL
Seeing a version control system at work
Uncovering how search engines rank websites
Thoughts without content are empty, intuitions without concepts are blind.
As you continue learning about coding careers, whether researching on the Internet or having conversations with other programmers, you’ll hear some words and phrases repeatedly. You might hear a developer say, “I started on the back end, but front end work is more visual and definitely my style.” Or “Merging my branch with master, deployed to production, seeing your work live is what makes this so much fun.”
A few key coding concepts crop up in almost every conversation on coding. After you understand these concepts, you’ll be better equipped to participate in the conversation. Much like following a baseball game, you might not know what the infield fly rule is, but knowing the basics of strikes, outs, walks, and runs makes it easier to understand the ...