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How to Start Web Development in 2021, A Quick Guide - #29

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Published: August 24, 2020

Estimated Reading Time
2 minutes
Video Duration
13:38 minutes

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If you have been looking to change careers...maybe consider a new career as a web developer in 2021. With everything going on lately, careers in web development have taken off. You can work remotely, get paid well, and work at your own pace.

I have been a website developer for almost 20 years and I would not change any of it. Web development is a very fulfilling career even if it is sometimes stressful. Regardless of stress, you got to start somewhere.

If you need insight into what to expect from a web developer in 2021, you have come to the right place. In this video, I go over the requirements and extras you need to get started.

I list free and paid tools that can help you become a better developer as well as technologies that are popular in 2021.

0:00 Intro

00:50 Tools Needed

02:41 Front End Code

04:20 Back End Code

06:21 Server / Hosting

08:44 Other Tools

10:19 2020 Trends

12:02 What to Know

Computer Hardware:

Windows 10 Pro: (Amazon)

Samsung 500GB External SSD: (Amazon)

Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD 1TB - M.2 NVMe: (Amazon)

Rosewill Hive-750S R750W PSU: (Amazon)

Phanteks Eclipse Tempered Glass Case: (Amazon)

MSI Arsenal Gaming AMD Ryzen Motherboard: (Amazon)

MSI Gaming GeForce RTX 2060 Super 8GB: (Amazon)

LG 34UM69G-B 34-Inch 21:9 UltraWide IPS Monitor: (Amazon)

Corsair 64GB (4 x 16GB) DDR4 Memory: (Amazon)

AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Processor: (Amazon)

Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" Laptop / Windows: (Amazon)

Lenovo ThinkPad T15 15.6" Laptop / Linux: (Amazon)


Fujifilm X-T3: (Amazon)

Fujinon XF18-55mmF2.8-4: (Amazon)


Audio Technica AT2020: (Amazon)

Blue Snowball iCE: (Amazon)


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