Pega front-end developer role
Front-end development is the implementation of UX design into a web application. A Pega front-end developer has the skillsets to implement the UI screens of a Pega Platform™ application.
A front-end developer is also experienced with third-party frameworks such as Jquery, Bootstrap, React, Vue, and Angular.
Responsive and adaptive design
A Pega front-end developer can implement responsive and adaptive designs. For example, mobile designs can include a mixture of responsive and adaptive concepts to achieve unique user experiences on a desktop as compared to a mobile phone.
Cross-browser knowledge and testing
Modern browsers follow some of the web standards and generally display websites consistently. However, behind the scenes, each browser interprets the code differently.
Applications must be accessible to everyone. This accessibility must include direct access or unassisted, and indirect access or compatibility with a person's assistive technology, such as computer screen readers.
Accessibility should not be confused with usability, which is the ability to use an application to achieve specified goals effectively, efficiently, and satisfactorily within a specified context of use.
Pega out-of-the-box (OOTB) components are accessible. However, Pega front-end developers need to become familiar with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) specification and configurations to enable accessibility across the application as a whole.
In the following image, click the + icons to view the typical issues that Pega front-end developers may encounter when building an accessible application:
Other Pega front-end developer skillsets and characteristics
A Pega front-end developer also has the following skillsets and characteristics:
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