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Discussion on: Stop using the title "Full stack developer"

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Harris Geo 👨🏻‍💻

Usually companies asking for "full stack" developers want you to be able to deal with problems no matter what part of the stack they sit on. Lately it's common to see that apart from frontend / backend, you have extra ones like mobile, Databases, devops or even QA. However, I don't think that anyone will ever expect a candidate to know everything about all these different stacks.

At the end of the day it depends on what you're looking for. If you want to be able to be involved in designing systems, integrating new tech in your system and be involved in a variety of stuff then full stack is for you.

I've also seen developers in some companies that know their way around the whole stack and are usually the ones that everyone really values their opinion, no matter how much of generalists they are considered to be.