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i was looking for a back end language and i chose full stack java script, but how is it back end if i cant connect to a Database? Since back end languages purpose is to connect to database. Also, with full stack java script i can build anything i can with other back end language right? Like can i build a twitter clone with full stack JavaScript? Best, Hisham

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Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! FullStack JavaScript is a valid choice for a backend language. The problem lies in the fact that you believe it cannot connect to databases, but I assure you, it can. Here's just one example from MDN about the SQLite API. You will have plenty of time to explore courses at Treehouse that will connect your JavaScript to a database.

Also, connecting to a database is not the sole purpose of backend, although it is very important. The responses to HTTP requests and associated directions inside the responses are equally important.

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

U can make a clon of Twitter only with JavaScript , Frontend , Backend and DB (MongoDB for example) , just now i am in a proyect , a clone of Instagram with JS , i have realtime Database and User Interface with React . if you now Javascript for FrontEnd , NodeJS (backend) is easy to learn .