Hi @KayeStar !
On the job, I learned Angular, Vue, as well as statement management tools like react-query. I was able to learn on the job by reading documentation, researching and asking questions.
As for CSS libraries, I wouldn’t stress to much about picking the “right” one. If you have a good foundation in vanilla CSS and can read documentation for new libraries, then you will be fine.
In my first year as a developer, I worked with the following CSS libraries and frameworks and it was my first time working with most of them. The only one I had worked with was tailwind and bootstrap.
- vanilla extract
- chakra ui
- tailwind CSS
- styled -components
Are there people who have landed a job in six months?
Is it the norm?
A lot of new developers will make the mistake of thinking that these stories of landing a job quickly are the norm. What they don’t realize is that for most people (especially coming from a self taught background without prior experience) it will take a lot longer.
You will learn a lot about yourself in the job process and what areas you need to work on. From there, you can work on those areas and keep getting better.
Hope that helps!