The Backend Developer Roadmap
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The Backend Developer Roadmap

About the Book

Welcome to The Backend Developer Roadmap! Here is a step by step guide to become a sucessfull developer in 2024.

About the Author

Cesar Zanetti
Cesar Zanetti

Pragmatic, self-taught, problem solver. I am a skilled Backend Developer with more than 10 years of experience, working basically by project. I created products and maintained small, medium and large applications.

Table of Contents

    • Dedication
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction
      • A. What do a Backend Developer?
      • B. How to become a Backend Developer?
      • C. How long does it take to become a Backend Developer?
      • D. What are the Backend Developer salaries?
    • 1. Internet
      • A. How does the Internet work?
      • B. Whats is HTTP?
      • C. What is a Internet Browser and how do they work?
    • 2. What are the main programming languages for the Backend?
      • A. Java Programming Language
    • 3. Version Control Systems
      • A. Git
      • B. GitHub
    • 4. Operating Systems and General Knowledge
      • A. Windows Operating System
      • B. macOS
      • C. Linux
      • D. Unix
      • E. What is the POSIX?
      • F. What is a Terminal?
      • G. Basic Terminal Commands
    • 5. What are Relational Databases?
      • A. PostgreSQL
    • 6. NoSQL Databases
      • A. MongoDB
      • B. InfluxDB?
      • C. Firebase
      • D. Cassandra
      • E. Redis
    • 7. APIs
      • A. REST
      • B. JSON
      • C. SOAP
      • D. gRPC
      • E. GraphQL
      • F. Authentication
      • G. OAuth
      • H. Basic Auth
      • I. Token Auth
      • J. JWT
    • 8. Caching
      • A. Client-side Caching
      • B. CDN
    • 9. Web Security
      • Hashing Algorithms
      • A. What is MD5 and why not to use it?
      • B. SHA Family
      • C. scrypt
      • D. bcrypt
      • API Security
      • E. HTTPS
      • F.OWASP Risks
      • G. CORS
      • H. SSL/TLS
      • I. CSP
    • 10. Testing
      • A. Integration Testing
      • B. Unit Testing
      • JUnit
      • C. What is Functional Testing?
    • 11. CI/CD
    • 12. Software Design and Architecture
      • Design and Development Principles
      • A. GoF Design Patterns
      • B. Domain-driven Design
      • C. Test-driven Development
      • D. CQRS
      • F. Event Sourcing
    • 13. Architectural Patterns
      • A. Monolithic Apps
      • B. Microservices
      • C. SOA
      • D. Serverless
      • E. Service Mesh
      • F. Twelve-factor Apps
      • G. Elasticsearch
    • 14. Message Brokers
      • A. RabbitMQ
    • 15. Containerization vs Virtualization
      • A. Docker
      • B. Kubernetes
    • 17. WebSockets
    • 18. Server Sent Events
    • 19. Web Servers
      • A. Nginx
    • 20. Building for Scale
      • A. Instrumentation, Monitoring and Telemetry
      • B. Mitigation Strategies
      • C. Graceful Degradation
      • D. Throttling
      • E. Backpressure
      • F. Loadshifting
      • G. Circuit Breaker
      • H. Migration Strategies
      • I. Types of Scaling
      • J. Observability

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