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Backend Developer Roadmap for 2020

Backend Developer Roadmap for 2020


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Backend Developer Roadmap for 2020. In the era of internet-based mobile and web applications, the high reliance on powerful cloud servers and cheaper handheld or portable computing devices have increased the mankind’s accessibility over powerful applications at a cheaper cost. On the other end, dependency on backend computing tasks has grown exponentially that created an ocean of opportunities for backend developers.

2020 Backend Developer Roadmap

Backend developer roadmap for 2020 learnings is immensely deep which needs a lot of topics to be covered. Although we will cover some topics in this blog for the rest, we will provide a list that’s either already linked to blogs on those topics or we will be more detailed writing blogs on them.

Basic Frontend Knowledge

For frontend knowledge please refer to our previous blog “Frontend developer roadmap for 2020

Data structure and OS concepts

Data structure and operating system concepts are key criteria’s that extract the best performance out of your code at the minimal expense on hardware so you must learn it in under your backend developer roadmap for 2020. Here’s a list of some concepts that you must learn:

  • Time Complexity
  • Space Complexity
  • Memory Management
  • Process Management
  • Inter-Process Communication
  • Threads handling
  • Concurrency Management
  • Using Terminal and its basic operations
  • Common Conflicts with Operating System dependencies


For databases please refer our previous blog “Database Developers roadmap for 2020


Caching is saving some data of web applications in local storage and later on referring this data. If any sort of data is being recursively used then developers save it on local storage and then refer to this data when next time it is requested by the application. Caching helps in enhancing user experience by reducing the latency in rendering the application. The data can be saved on the following 3 locations depending on where latency will be minimum in that use case. Although caching helps in enhancing user experience but it must be noted that that the data which needs to be secured is not cached.

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