5 skills to be a great frontend developer
Frontend developers build user interface of a website and make the website user friendly and practical for users.
Without a doubt, one of the career paths you can venture in is frontend development.
The path is extremely good for people with a good eye for design. Are you one of them? If YES then frontend development is for you.
1. Frontend developer’s technologies/Programming language
- HTML: for creating foundation of web pages. I describe it as the website building blocks
- CSS: used for creating the layout of pages, color, fonts and in general stylings.
This adds speed to your works and makes it easier to deploy as significant online project. You can just pick on that you are comfortable with and become master of it.
3. Design skills
A frontend developer serve as a barrier between a backend developer and a ui/ux designer, Therefore this specialist is expected to have creativity and a skill in web design.
At least the ability to work with some of the below listed tools will set you little above other frontend developers.
- Adobe xd
4. Responsive web design
One of the important factors as a frontend dev nowadays is everyone should be able to use your website efficiently on different devices. On laptop, phone and tablet it should look great.
A frontend developer needs to understand the responsive design principle and how to implement them on their design.
Understanding below listed parts will go a long way for building modern responsive website.
- Media query
- Flex box and grid
- Use of responsive images
So hope you gain one or two things from the article. You may drop your suggestions or review in the comment section. Thanks