Course Code: GES319
Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for technical training with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both. His previous experience was in sales, business and technical training, and management. Nat has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Pomona College.
There are no prerequisites to take this course. You are expected to be reasonably comfortable with computers and have an interest in programming and technology.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.
These classes far exceeded my expectations in terms of quality and quantity. I truly feel ready to start my new career as a mobile and desktop developer!"
If you are willing to make the commitment to read and study the course material completely and fully, you will be more than satisfied."
This course provides a learning experience on the cutting edge which leaves the user with all the tools and techniques necessary to be a successful and productive web developer."
Very comprehensive course. Covers all the languages you need to get into Web Development."
Fast paced, flexible, and perfect for learning hands on skills!"
Fast paced, flexible, and perfect for learning hands on skills!"
This was a great opportunity to learn Web Development very effectively in a short period of time."
This was such a great class. I knew very little about computer programming when I started this course. By the time I finished, I was able to build a website!"
The Mobile and Desktop Web Developer course was more than I expected. It covered a lot of material both on the front-end and on the web server, so I feel well prepared for full stack web development. I loved the fact that it was self-paced, and the examples were very good. In addition to teaching theory, there were a lot of best practice suggestions given as well."
In the beginning this course seemed almost impossible for me, but as the course progressed it got easier, thanks to the tutorials and great explanations within the course. Highly recommended."
If you work and have a family, this is the best way to obtain more knowledge, educate yourself, and enhance your skill set. This program saves you time and stress by being able to learn at your own pace and not worrying about making it to a classroom."
One of the best trainings I have taken."
The course is practically web development bootcamp from front to back - an excellent starting point, especially for those without much of a background in development."
The overall structure of the program seemed to be ideal for exposing the student to a wide variety of material in a short time. This format was also comprehensive and facilitated a good learning experience. I really feel like this course has given me a valuable base of knowledge to grow from."
I really enjoyed the course. I looked forward to it every day. I was nervous after signing up, but the process was very smooth. Set up is excellent. I believe, after completion of this course, that I have a good understanding of web development."
I enjoyed the entire program. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn."
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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance
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The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. A link to schedule the lab is included with the course for each lab that can be done online.
It is important to have websites that look good and work properly no matter how they are accessed by the public. Helping an organization reach their target audience means giving that audience information and resources whether they are sitting in front of a computer at home or visiting a website on their phone while on the go. Understanding both mobile and desktop web development will ensure that your work is seen by the maximum number of people regardless of where and how they choose to access your site.
Not exactly. Every web developer is considered a software engineer who specializes exclusively in developing web applications. However, every software engineer is not a web developer as they often design, build and maintain software outside of website applications.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of a web developer is currently just under $68,000 per year. This salary can vary widely depending on your experience level, education, and the type of organization you work for.
Yes, mobile and desktop web developers are in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for web developers is very good. Employment is projected to grow by 15% through 2026 which is considered much faster than average. Understanding how to develop for both mobile and desktop users will improve your employment prospects even further.
The hours of mobile and desktop web developers vary depending on the volume of work. Typically, you will work a normal Monday through Friday, 9-5, but this can change quite a bit if you are coming up on a deadline or working on a very large project. Your hours can also be affected if you decide to go into business for yourself as this could mean that you choose when you want to work as it fits within your lifestyle.
Since our world is one that does business online, mobile and desktop web developers can literally work for any company in any industry. According to the BLS, 1 in 6 web developers currently work in computer systems design and other similar services industries. In addition, they report that 1 in 6 are self-employed. Your specific work environment will depend in some ways on your employer. You could be required to come on-site and work in an office every day, or you may be able to work remotely from home. Regardless of where you work physically, you can be sure that you will spend the majority of your time in front of a computer screen in this role.