Learning Web Development

Front-end development requires a shift in perspective if you have never built anything for the browser. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you get started.

The browser is the ubiquitous platform.

Perhaps you have done native development for iOS or Android; written server-side code in Go, Ruby, or PHP; or built desktop applications for macOS or Windows. Development of those kinds targets platforms that might have large reaches but are not universal.

As a front-end developer, you will write code that targets the browser – the only platform available on nearly every mobile phone, tablet, and personal computer in the world.

Front-end development requires visual and programmatic thinking.

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