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Okay, I'm sure there are a lot of us that has plenty of experience developing c++/opengl/objective C on the iPhone, java development on android, python games, etc (any client side stuff) while having little to no experience on web-based development.

So what skillset should one learn in order to be able to work on web projects, say, to make a facebook clone (I kid), or maybe a startup that specializes on connecting random fashionistas with pics etc.

I actualy do have some experience with C#/VB.net back-end development a while back, but as part of a team, I had a lot of support from the senior devs. Is C# considered a decent web development language?

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Woah, thanks for that link –  kamziro Jul 1 '11 at 15:59
    
Possible duplicate of What should a developer know before building a public web site –  Raynos Jul 1 '11 at 16:10

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For those with JAVA experience a very common technology stack I've seen is this:

  • Java Application Server (JBoss, Tomcat, Glassfish, Weblogic, etc)
  • Spring MVC
  • Hibernate - to interact with your DB
  • A Javascript Framework

If that's too much, another very popular stack runs off of a LAMP server:

  • Linux
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • PHP
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