Programming Languages and Resources for Web Designers
Note that working with either JS or Angular, requires good knowledge and skills in the following coding languages: HTML, CSS (or HTML5 & CSS3) Also, in addition to Node.JS, you can use PHP, MySQLor Ruby on Rails along with Apache, and Linux to do backend coding. Also, obtaining the following PHP and database certifications are highly rewarding for all custom web developers: Zend Framework 2 ,Zend Certified PHP Engineer, Oracle Database 11g Administration and Oracle Database 12c SQL Fundamentals. For those interested in learning more about web design and development, here are a list of step-by-step training guide articles: i- Become CMS specialist, ii- Become front-end specialist, iii- Become expert SQL developer, iv- Become expert PHP developer. Lastly, if you wish to do more frontend coding, learning Bootstrap framework is highly recommended.
Frontend coding is well suited for those interested in pursuing a career in web design and development; however, other options are mobile App design and development, system admin and software engineering. It is advisable to consult with an IT career counselor to understand what career options best fits your skills. For instance, if you want to be a software engineer, learning HTML and CSS might not fit the bill. Here is an excellent article for learning more on coding and technology career roadmap. Once you know what career path you wish to pursue, you can make a plan on what, when, and how to learn. There are lots of online resources for learning coding and technology in general. For teenagers and high school students, High School Technology Services offers variety of hands-on training. For adults and professionals, Coding Bootcamps and DC Web Makers Companies offer basic to advance project-based programming and technology classes.