Web Development Roadmap for Beginners in 2024

Learning web development can be hard, let this post help you get more clarity

The world of web development is exciting! As a beginner, the vast amount of information and technologies can seem overwhelming. Especially with the tech hype shifting more ways than the tadpoles shifting their direction in a pond 🙂. But fear not, for this roadmap will guide you through the essential steps to becoming a competent web developer in 2024.

Phase 1: Foundational Knowledge

  1. HTML & CSS:

  2. JavaScript:

  3. Version Control:

    • Track changes and collaborate effectively.

    • Git is the most popular version control system.

    • Learn basic commands like add, commit, and push.

    • Helpful GitHub repositories:

Phase 2: Front-End Development

  1. Frontend Frameworks:

  2. CSS Frameworks:

    • Bootstrap and Tailwind CSS provide pre-designed components and styles. Try using Daisy UI built with Tailwind CSS as well.

    • Save time and effort in development. Learn by coding and practicing.

  3. Responsive Design:

    • Ensure websites look good and function well on all screen sizes.

    • Learn principles of responsive design and media queries.

Phase 3: Back-End Development (Optional)

Phase 4: Practice & Build Projects

  • Solidify learning by building projects:

    • Start with small projects like a simple portfolio website.

    • Gradually increase complexity.

    • Participate in online coding challenges and hackathons.

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Remember:

  • Becoming a web developer is a journey, not a destination.

  • Be patient, consistent, and have fun!

  • Customize this roadmap based on your interests and goals.

  • Explore different technologies and find your passion.

  • With dedication and hard work, you can achieve your dream!

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