The path to becoming a front-end developer, as looked back upon by anyone who self-identifies that way, is likely a very windy one full of thorn bushes and band websites. Still, documenting a path, even if it's straighter and far cleaner than reality, is an interesting exercise and might just be valuable. Three different writer/developers have taken a crack at it this year and their results have been extraordinarily popular. Let's take a look.
These might help inform web education curriculum as well.
Kamran Ahmed's Modern Front-End Developer in 2018
Adam Gołąb's React Developer Roadmap
Adnan Ahmed's Modern Back-End Developer in 2018
Flavio Copes's Roadmap to Become a Vue.js Developer 2018
My own path is something I documented in a different format, but is no less complex. It'd be interesting to see if we can get a collection of these going based on your own experiences.