What exactly is a full stack development? Why exactly full-stack developers are needed?
A development stack simply means the set of languages, libraries, IDEs, and tools (including OS, database server, and application server) used for application development.
For example, people may refer to the LAMP stack, meaning Linux/Unix + Apache + MySQL + PHP/Perl.
A development stack that is inclusive of full stack development refers to the development of both front ends (client’s side) and back end(server’s side) portions of the web application. Full stack development or full-stack web developers full-stack programmers are needed to design and develop complete web applications and websites. Full-stack engineers or developers work on the frontend, backend, database, and debugging of web applications or websites. Besides, mastering HTML and CSS, stack developer also knows how to:
Since full-stack software engineers or full-stack software developers are proficient in both front-end and back-end languages, rules, regulations, and frameworks, as well as in server, network, and hosting environments. To get to the breadth and depth of knowledge, most full-stack developers already have spent many years working in a variety of roles. Full-stack developers or engineers also tend to be well-versed in both business logic and user experience, meaning they are not only well-equipped to get hands-on, but can also guide and consult on a strategy too. Certified and senior full-stack developers are mostly preferred when
Client’s Software (Front End)
Server’s Software (Back End)
However, a full-stack PHP developer is the one who mainly uses PHP as their back-end language.
A MEAN stack developer is someone who knows some particular areas alone. MEAN stack development refers to the development process that falls within this particular set of technologies MongoDB, Expressjs, AngularJs, NodeJS. In simple words, MEAN stack developers are like JS-based application developers.
MEAN Stack is a set of technologies that you can use to make a full-stack application.
M is for MongoDB (No SQL database)
E stands for Express (a framework on top of Node)
A is for Angular, a front end framework
N stands for Node, a backend framework
Thus, MEAN stack development is essentially a sub-part of Full stack development.
A Web Stack is the collection of software required for Web design and most important development. A Web Stack consists of an operating system (OS), a programming language, database software, and a Web Server.
So full-stack along with its various other components and sub-components is an all-in-one development program useful for developers to develop a website or web application.
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