React is an excellent place to start and continue learning frontend development.
I notice a lot of developers becoming reliant on MongoDB or even resisting it all together and sticking to SQL/PostgreSQL instead.
In 2021, Learning Amazon Web Services (AWS) and getting acquittanced with the ecosystem will be a defining skill for developers in 2021. I want to push the creativity of my REST API's by integrating:
Developers have an abundance of supportive spaces and opportunities to network. Now is a great time for developers to start making connections, and to get hired!
This is the single best time to:
- Create YouTube Channel
- Get active on LinkedIn
- Writing on Dev.to and Medium
- Commit to GitHub Repos
- Join Slack Groups
Tik-Tok even has a great community of developers, and linkedIn professionals that can help you be job ready, or just for a quick laugh. Your time is NOW!
The technical industry is in a healthy state, and no matter what the news or critics say, the workforce needs more professionals to enter the workforce!
According to CompTIA (n.d.):
- 4.6 million job postings were made for tech occupations in 2019
- $1.9 trillion estimated direct economic output of the tech industry
- 1.6 million number of software and web developers - the fastest growing category in tech right now
Please allow yourself the time to read the resources above, and develop your opinions about the tech industry as of today. Now is a great time to get active within your networks to open up to the over 12.1 million opportunities (Comptia, n.d.) in development right now!
Comptia. (n.d.). 2020 Tech Industry Job Market & Salary Trends Analysis: Cyberstates by CompTIA. Retrieved January 10, 2021, from https://www.cyberstates.org/