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Back-End Developers make up 13% of our Tech Community
Back-End Developers make up 13% of our Tech Community

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Leading Technologies Used by Top Back-End Developers
Ruby This is a very smooth and classy language with elegant syntax and quite the must-have when it comes to a back-end developer's tool bag. It is an open-source programming language that emphasizes productivity and simplicity.
Python This is a general-purpose programming language but is quite a ubiquitous, cutting-edge, and utilitarian language. This language is useful when building basic applications like desktop apps, Oss, Business Apps, and web frameworks, as well as AI and ML-based web development.
PHP As an open-source back-end scripting language, it is used by developers to build web apps and sites. This is a relatively back-end well-known language due to the fact that it can be quite easy to learn and is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.
Java An object-oriented, concurrent, strongly typed language. Because of Java’s strength, power, and convenience, it has gained quite the popularity among developers and has become one of the most preferred languages.
.NET Use .NET to build for web, mobile, desktop, games, and IoT. of apps with .NET. Some are cross-platform, and some target a specific OS or .NET implementation.
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MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB Database management systems to access, manipulate, interpret, and represent data.
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Apache, NGINX Store, process, and deliver web pages to users. These are web server software environments used to create, configure, and modify web servers.
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SVN, Git, GitLab Code version control for storing and accessing code repositories.
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Back-End 101
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These types of software developers are in charge of designing software functionality, accessing and storing information and connecting servers, databases, and applications together to deliver the value proposition. They are highly analytical and able to configure complex business logic ideas into functioning software.

Back-end developers are coding experts that bring to life experiences and functionalities. They work together with front-end developers in order to ensure that coherence and proper communication exist between all of the aspects of the software.

Overall responsibilities of back-end developers

As with any role, the responsibilities will depend on the hiring company’s tech roadmap. Their daily tasks and responsibilities have a wide scope, so day-to-day tasks and responsibilities are tailored to your specific company needs.
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  • Work closely with product management and UX design teams to define and refine feature specifications.
  • Create elegant and useful solutions to solve complex business problems by working across various teams
  • Integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic
  • Explain technical and design requirements
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Build high-quality reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Conduct UI tests and optimize performance
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Stay up to date with modern best practices
  • Evaluate new and existing technologies and make recommendations for application improvements
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