One of the buzzwords over the last few years in the world of tech hiring has been “Full stack developer,” a kind of catch-all phrase that can mean “we want a person who can do it all.” But what does “Full stack” actually mean, outside of a tall order of pancakes for very hungry breakfast eaters?
Of course, as some tech sites such as TechCrunch have argued, it might simply be a mythical, unicorn-like term companies use to shoot for the stars when recruiting.
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