Day 5: How to be a web3 developer in 2023?

4 Min Read - By Brian Wong

How have you been finding the series so far? Today’s article will serves as a starting point for web3 developers in 2023.

Last week, we released four articles on four distinct positions, each providing valuable insight into the various roles. From reading the articles, it’s clear that the positions require different skills and experience. You can find the articles linked below, and I’m sure you’ll find them just as informative and helpful.

  1. How to be a content creator?
  2. How to be a graphic designer?
  3. How to be a web designer?
  4. How to be a video editor?

What’s Continuum

Continuum is a global vocation school for the next generation of web3 developers. Through our web and mobile apps we provide free, actionable education to aspiring web3 developers, primarily in developing countries.

Continuum’s Mission

Our mission is to become the go-to global vocational ecosystem for the next generations of global citizens and digital workers.

Continuum’s Vision

At Continuum, we believe that building the obvious future includes creating a world where education is not only free, but people are paid to learn.

We recognize that an educated populace is essential for a more equitable, safe, and thriving global society. Thus, it is in the best interest of our society to prioritize education for all. Removing the financial barriers to entry is the first step.

Let’s return to today’s topic: How to become a web3 developer in 2023?

What is Web3?

Web3 is the term used to refer to the decentralized web, a new form of the internet powered by blockchain technology. It is a secure, distributed network that allows for trustless transactions and data sharing.

Web3 developers are responsible for developing applications that run on the decentralized web, such as decentralized finance (DeFi) applications, distributed storage, and decentralized social networks.

You can learn the basics of web3 through our different courses available here.

What Skills are Required to Become a Web3 Developer?

Becoming a Web3 developer is no small feat, and it requires a unique set of skills in order to be successful. You need to have a fundamental understanding of blockchain technology, including the related cryptography, in order to create secure decentralized applications.

You also need to have a working knowledge of popular programming languages like Solidity, JavaScript, and Python, in order to create smart contracts and interact with the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM).

It is important to have a strong grasp of the fundamentals of distributed systems, such as consensus algorithms and distributed storage, in order to create robust and resilient applications.

To be a successful Web3 developer, it is essential to have a deep understanding of the principles and technologies mentioned above.

What Tools are Available for Web3 Developers?

There are a variety of tools available for web3 development, such as Truffle, Remix, and Metamask.

Truffle is a comprehensive development framework that enables developers to create, compile, and test Ethereum smart contracts quickly and efficiently. Remix is a web-based development environment that simplifies the process of writing, testing, and deploying smart contracts. It allows developers to quickly and easily write, test, and deploy smart contracts without the need for extensive coding knowledge. Metamask is an Ethereum wallet that provides users with a secure way to store, send, and receive Ethereum tokens. It also supports a wide range of decentralized applications and allows users to interact with them seamlessly.

With the help of these tools, web3 development has become more accessible and easier for developers to work with. There are many other tools available for web3 development that can be used to develop websites, distributed applications and other digital assets.

Continuum is committed to helping web3 developers get the most out of these tools by partnering with leading companies to create educational courses that provide valuable insight into the features and capabilities of their respective tools.

This commitment to education is part of Continuum’s mission to become the go-to global vocational ecosystem for the next generations of web3 developers and to equip web3 developers with the skills necessary to successfully create websites, distributed applications and other digital assets for web3.

Conclusion

Becoming a web3 developer is an exciting and rewarding career path that requires a unique set of skills and tools. With the right knowledge and tools, anyone can become a web3 developer and start building applications for the decentralized web.

Download our app and gain access to a wide range of courses that can help you on the path to becoming a web3 developer in 2023. From beginner to advanced options, our courses can provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become an experienced web3 developer in a shorter amount of time than you might have thought possible.

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Brian Wong
Brian has experience managing communities for web3 startups, DAOs, and NFT collections, leading social media efforts for SMBs, as well as working in film production, and talent management roles. He is based in Singapore.