How important is it to hire a full stack developer? (5 best reasons)

Importance of a full stack developer

Technology today is an ever-evolving field especially when it comes to development, where a developer plays a key role and is required to upgrade his skill sets regularly to beat the competition.

And a full stack developer is important.

First let’s understand that a full stack developer is one with a knowledge of both front and back end. A full stack developer can handle both the client and server software. They can combine technologies and work in co-ordination with others in providing the desired results.

  Prior to the hiring of full stack developers, specialized work force like front-end developers, back-end developers, database engineers, testers, site reliability engineers etc. worked on Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), but the rise of multiple frameworks, tools and libraries has given an opportunity to developers in dealing with end to end software application development, including the testing, building and deploying applications.

Here are some facts on full stack developer

  • According to Wikipedia 710 coding languages are available globally
  • The Evan Data Group claims a whopping 23 million developers are currently present and will be 27.7 million by 2023
  • BLS reports suggest a 27 per cent rise in web developer jobs by 2024
  • In 2008 on June 3rd the first full-stack development definition emerged
  • Coderhood claims there are 19 varieties of stack developers.

What a full stack developer should be equipped with?

Many of the organisations are looking for full stack developers who can implement agile projects with skill and proficiency. To make best use of the opportunity, a full stack developer must possess certain skills:

  • A full stack developer must be adept with the programming languages like Python, Java, C++, Javascript, Perl, etc to effectively communicate with the machines.
  • The developer should have knowledge on the key components of a microservice architecture like presenting an API, load balancing, distributed cache, containers, data offloading.
  • A full stack developer should have end to end understanding on the frontend technology which includes HTML5, CSS3, and proper knowledge on front end frameworks like JQuery, LESS, SAAS, Vue.js, React, Angular.
  • A full stack developer should be able to handle a project end to end, from conceiving a project, wireframe and prototype design (UX), visual design (UI) and development.
  • Web architecture is one of the key skill requirement of a full stack developer as they must know how to structure the code and data in the database.
  • Should have a first hand knowledge on Version Control System or VCS that helps in managing changes to the source code. Git is a popular VCS that helps developers in tracking codes, update parts of the code, make changes in other developer’s code without breaking things. They should know to implement DevOps tools like Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Chef for CI/CD.
  • A full stack developer should also possess knowledge on automated testing tools like Selenium, TestingWhiz, that helps in checking the quality of product or service simultaneously to developers making changes in code.

Benefits of hiring a full stack developer

Now we know that full stack developers have expert knowledge and experience on various software technologies. So, why it is good to hire a full stack developer? 5 best reasons:

Dexterous skills

A full stack developer is a professional with intense knowledge on front end and backend technologies. Front-end developers build codes (using HTML, CSS and JavaScript) that manages the appearance and interactivity of a site in a browser. Back-end developers write prototype codes connecting your website to other content management systems.

 

Extensive know-how

Full stack developers working on various projects, their experience is endowed with a deep knowledge on various technologies. Handing over the ownership of a project is simple and easy to a full stack developer as they can take end to end accountability of the project due to their knowledge and experience.

Cater to the design structure

A full stack developer not only deals with the development of the code but is well versed in structuring the code and the User Interface designs. They go one step ahead in optimizing and maintaining the existing systems.

 

Problem solving capabilities

A full stack developer being well versed in each of the development stages, and a thorough knowledge on technology will be able to identify the root cause of any issues and deploy long-term solutions. Professional full stack developers have multi skills across various domains.

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Project delivery to be better and faster

As full stack developers work in a team, they can work in collaboration and segregate the work responsibility better delivering maximum results with better quality and on time delivery for a project.

Full stack developers offer huge benefits for an organization as they are proficient in various technologies and capable of solving the problems across various streams of web and app development. Hiring full stack developers can help companies create apps from basic and actively engage in the entire journey of application development.

 

AgilizTech, a leading award-winning company are IT product and service providers offering excellent, innovative and agile technology that suits our customer needs. We cater to various industries which includes Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Telecom and more. If you are looking for skilled full stack developers, we can help you out with the best that suits your business requirements.

Rebuilding lives and dreams by sharing and caring

August 1st, 2019 was a black day for Karnataka as few parts in the state was catastrophed by the floods. It affected the lives, homes, dreams, lands of many people. Warnings were given to the coastal regions, and as a safety measure many people were evacuated to safer places and relief camps. Northern parts of Karnataka like Belagavi, Kalburgi, Raichur, Bijapur, Yadgir and Uttara Kannada were highly affected due to the floods.

More than 40,000 houses were washed out and 2,000 villages were afflicted. Several rescue operations were conducted by the Karnataka state and many NGOs, Corporates extended their support in contributing towards the flood relief.

At AgilizTech we wanted to help the people affected by floods. All the team members unitedly supported in raising the relief fund. We helped the people of Kotabagi and Kalbhavi villages near Belagaum and offered daily essentials like groceries, clothing and bedsheets to each family.

Rebuilding lives

Karnataka Floods 2019

Your change can make a change and a difference to others. Apart from Karnataka, the floods have hit Maharashtra, Gujarat, Kerala, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh and still they are dealing with the devastation.

Let us join hands and help the people in overcoming their fear of living and support in the little way we can.

Bpm’online recognized a Leader in 2019 CRM Market Leader Awards for Enterprise CRM, CRM for Midsize Companies and SFA

It was a euphoric moment for bpm’online on being named a Leader in 2019 CRM Market Leader Awards in three categories for Enterprise CRM, CRM for Midsize Companies and SFA. AgilizTech is glad to share this exciting news and congratulates bpm’online for this achievement.

AgilizTech, a leading IT products and services company offers advanced and innovative solutions that empowers organisations to give unrivalled customer experience. Our fundamental strength are the core values, proficient expertise, innovation skills and quality building. We are proud to be partner for bpm’online in CRM implementation.

The score criteria for the Market Leader awards included revenue, company growth, market share, customer wins, reputation for customer satisfaction, depth of product functionality, and company direction.

Bpm’online emerged as leader by securing the highest scores for reputation in customer satisfaction, company direction and depth of functionality. Competing with industry stalwarts in the leader board is not easy, but bpm’online with their innovative technology and solutions has helped companies in adapting to the market changes and accelerate their business growth have emerged as a leader.

The CRM Market awards acknowledge leading vendors, influential leaders, rising stars, and elite practitioners of the CRM industry. The global cloud-based CRM market is expected to grow by more than 14 percent compounded in 2023, according to the latest market research by Technavio, and enterprise clients have high expectations when it comes to CRM.

The 18th Annual Market Leader Awards announced in September 2019 honoured leading vendors of sales and marketing technologies across nine categories rating top five companies. The Winners are selected based on the highest overall score and judged by a panel of analysts based on several judging criteria.

Kate Leggett, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research says: Bpm’online delivers a wealth of packaged sales personas and processes as well as a community-driven library of sales force automation extensions geared toward shortening customer time-to-value.

Katherine Kostereva, CEO and Managing Partner at bpm’online says: At the core of our values is helping businesses accelerate by empowering organizations with the right technology to align data, processes, and teams. It’s a great honor and pleasure for us to have thousands of happy customers, who inspire us to develop bpm’online further and reach new heights together.

Ganesh Babu Vasantha Rajan, CEO and Founder of AgilizTech congratulated bpm’online for this prestigious award. It’s our pleasure to be the integrator partner for bpm’online whose powerful solutions has helped organisations grow exponentially.

Bpm’online is a global software company leading in the space of low-code, business process automation and CRM. Bpm’online is an intelligent and unified platform that helps organisations in accelerating growth by aligning their sales, marketing, operations and services thereby driving excellent customer experience.

For the award details visit here

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