In today’s episode, I talk about what makes someone a front end developer.
Today, I’m talking about what makes someone a front-end developer.
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So lately, I have been seeing the Twitter web dev grifters all posting the same format of tweet.
Congrats, you’re a front-end developer
Wow, is that some gatekeeping nonsense. Here’s a more accurate version.
Enough HTML to cobble together a static webpage?
Congrats, you’re a front-end developer.
That’s it, that’s the benchmark, HTML.
Tooling on top of those can make what you build easier or harder and worse for users, depending on what the tools are and how you set them up.
All that you need to be a front-end developer is HTML. That’s the foundation, that’s it. That’s the whole thing. Anything else is just icing on top.
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That’s it for today, see you next time. Cheers.