Back-end Developers or programmers build, code, and upgrade servers, server-side software, and databases that when combined with front-end codes, help create a usable, seamless end-user experience. They evaluate dynamics in the market, build or enhance back-end processes and codes, and collaborate with others to develop a better program.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelor's degree in computer programming, computer science
Master's degree in computer programming, computer science
What you need to get started
Good at writing clean codes and create documentation
Programming languages: Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, C++, SQL
Database Management: Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM's DB2