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Mobile Web Developer

The ever-increasing use of smartphones worldwide has created a great demand for mobile web developers. Smartphones include a mobile browser that is similar to the traditional desktop browser, enabling millions of mobile users to browse the web on their devices instead of a traditional computer. With more and more users accessing websites using mobile devices, businesses and organizations must adjust their websites to improve mobile experience. Although most mobile browsers can display a scaled version of a traditional website, mobile-friendly websites make it much easier for users to browse, find the information they need, and make purchases. This is especially important for e-commerce and consumer-focused websites and will become more important as more smartphone users consult their phones to browse content, buy products, and access online services.

These changes are expected to continue to drive growth in markets such as mobile web development and mobile app development for years to come. You can become a mobile web developer, and, in this course, you’ll learn the latest technologies to prepare you for a career.

12 Months / 280 Course Hrs
Open Enrollment

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Mobile Web Developer

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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Mobile Web Developer Details + Objective

Course Code: GES317

You Will Learn
  • Learn the basics of web development and HTML
  • Build HTML5 pages independently
  • Understand the benefits of CSS
  • Master an understanding of JavaScript
  • Work with jQuery
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 280 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Learn the skills you need to begin a career as a mobile web developer
  • Gain opportunities to work in a rapidly growing industry
  • Become more confident in your technical abilities and develop sites for mobile and desktop applications independently
  • Learn the latest technologies in the industry
Mobile Web Developer Outline
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Introduction to HTML

Receive a quick overview of web development. Proceed to learn the basics of HTML including how to construct paragraphs, heading, text, links, images, lists, tables, and forms.

CSS

Take a crash course in CSS, covering basics like colors, backgrounds, fonts, text, borders, tables, and more. Move on to advanced offerings such as positioning and visibility, page layout, media queries, shorthand properties, backgrounds tricks, and best practices.

JavaScript

Learn JavaScript basics including variables, arrays, operators, functions, and event handlers. You’ll also discuss advanced JavaScript functions such as advanced objects, functions, arrays, expressions, and errors.

HTML5

Understand how to lay out a page with HTML5. You’ll also explore HTML5’s uses for audio and video, forms, web storage, canvas, and integrated APIs.

jQuery Fundamentals

Master jQuery basic concepts including core, events, effects, Ajax, plugins, and code organization.

Mobile

Become able to independently design a mobile website. Move on to learning how jQuery is compatible with mobile and how to get started designing with jQuery for mobile devices.

Program Details
  1. Introduction to HTML
    1. A Quick Overview of Web Development
    2. Introduction to HTML
    3. Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    4. HTML Links
    5. HTML Images
    6. HTML Lists
    7. HTML Tables
    8. HTML Forms
  2. Introduction to CSS
    1. Crash Course in CSS
    2. CSS Fonts
    3. CSS Texts
    4. Colors and Backgrounds
    5. Custom Cursors
    6. CSS and Links
    7. Borders, Margin and Padding
    8. Styling Tables with CSS
    9. Transforms and Transitions
  3. Advanced CSS
    1. Positioning and Visibility
    2. Advanced CSS Page Layout
    3. Media Queries
    4. CSS Shorthand Properties
    5. CSS Lists as Hierarchical Navigation
    6. CSS Background Tricks
    7. Laying out and Styling Forms with CSS
    8. CSS Best Practices
    9. Browser-compatibility Issues
  4. Introduction to JavaScript
    1. JavaScript Basics
    2. Variables, Arrays and Operators
    3. JavaScript Functions
    4. Built-In JavaScript Objects
    5. Conditionals and Loops
    6. JavaScript Form Validation
    7. Images, Windows and Timers
    8. Navigator, History, and Location Objects
  5. Advanced JavaScript
    1. Quick JavaScript Recap
    2. Advanced Techniques
    3. Regular Expressions
    4. The HTML Document Object Model
    5. Dynamic Forms
    6. Dynamic HTML
  6. HTML5
    1. Laying out a Page with HTML5
    2. HTML5 - How We Got Here
    3. Sections and Articles
    4. HTML5 Audio and Video
    5. HTML5 Forms
    6. HTML5 Web Storage
    7. HTML5 Canvas
    8. Integrated APIs
  7. jQuery Fundamentals
    1. JavaScript Basics
    2. jQuery Basic Concepts
    3. jQuery Core
    4. Events
    5. Effects
    6. Ajax
    7. Plugins
    8. Best Performance Practices
    9. Code Organization
    10. Custom Events
  8. Developing Mobile Websites
    1. Designing for Mobile
    2. Flexible Grids
    3. Flexible Images and Other Media
    4. The Viewport & Media Queries
    5. HTML5:  Mobile Specific Forms
    6. GeoLocation API
    7. Home Screen Icons
    8. Accelerometer
    9. Video
    10. jQuery Mobile
    11. Mobile Menus
    12. The Bootstrap Framework
  9. jQuery Mobile
    1. jQuery Mobile
    2. What Is jQuery Mobile?
    3. Getting Started with jQuery
    4. Widgets and UI
    5. JavaScript and Events
    6. Integration with the Phone
    7. The Theme Framework
    8. Plugins
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Mobile Web Developer Instructors
Nat Dunn 

Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for web development with his business expertise in order to help companies benefit from both. Nat began programming games in Basic on a TRS-80 at age 14. He has been developing websites and providing web development training since 1998. Nat is President and Chief Executive Officer of Webucator, is a Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), and holds a BA (Pomona College) and an MBA (Harvard Business School).

Brian Hoke 

Brian Hoke is Principal of Bentley Hoke, a web consulting firm in Syracuse, New York. The firm serves the professional services, education, government, nonprofit, and retail sectors with a variety of development, design, and marketing services. Core technologies for the firm include PHP and Wordpress, JavaScript and jQuery, Ruby on Rails, and HTML5/CSS3. Previously, Brian served as Director of Technology, Chair of the Computer and Information Science Department, and Dean of Students at Manlius Pebble Hill School, an independent day school in DeWitt, NY. Before that, Brian taught at Insitut auf dem Rosenberg, an international boarding school in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Brian holds degrees from Hamilton and Dartmouth colleges.

Mobile Web Developer Requirements / Prerequisites

There are no specific prerequisites for this program, but students should be reasonably knowledgeable about computers and using the internet.

This program is compatible with both the Windows and Mac operating systems. Full setup instructions and technical requirements are provided after accessing each module in the course. The following are the minimum system requirements necessary to access the modules included in the Mobile Web Developer course.

All of these items can be downloaded for free:

1. A Web browser. You will need the latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

2. Any text or HTML editor. Suggested editors for each platform are as follows:

a) Windows Crimson Editor (free) Adobe Dreamweaver Notepad (included in Windows) or Textpad

b) Mac OS X Adobe Dreamweaver TextMate, TextEdit (included in Mac OS X) or TextWrangler Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the program.

Mobile Web Developer Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student? 

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program? 

Upon registration, you are given an initial twelve months to complete this program. Should you need more time beyond the twelve months, an extension of six months is available with a fee of $500.

Do I have to buy additional materials? 

All the materials you'll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

Can I get financial assistance? 

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

What happens when I complete the program? 

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Am I guaranteed a job? 

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering

Who will be my instructor? 

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements? 

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes, you can use a Mac for this program; however, the Mac should have Mac OS X.

How can I get more information about the program? 

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button toward the top of the page). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the "Contact Us" form to the right. You may also call us at (855) 534-3690. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program? 

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready. Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

How much time should I spend studying?

The learning interface indicates the suggested number of hours you should spend on each lesson as well as the suggested total number of hours for each section within this career course. This will help you know the time commitment you should make before you begin each section and lesson within. You will have access to the course for a full year. An additional access time of a 6-month increment is available for purchase if you need it.

What skills will I gain by successfully completing this program?

You will start out learning the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and then move onto more advanced features of those technologies including HTML5. The course then builds upon that knowledge with the fundamentals of jQuery, which is the platform for learning to develop mobile websites and working with jQuery Mobile. With these skills, you will be able to build a traditional website or take an existing website and convert it to a dynamic mobile website.

What skills should I already have in order to take this program?

There are no specific prerequisites for this program, but you should be reasonably knowledgeable and very interested in computers and the Internet.

What is a typical day like for a web developer?

Web developers work both independently and with others on a variety of day-to-day tasks and projects in which coding, problem-solving, and attention to detail are key. Typically, web developers work in a traditional in-person office setting, though some work remotely, with Monday through Friday work schedules. Extra hours may be needed or required. Some web developers are contract, freelance, or self-employed and set their own hours but typically are available during their clients’ office hours, potentially working in-person in their clients’ offices. The specifics really depend on the company or institution’s size, work culture, and objectives.

Do web developers need to continue to learn?

Successful web developers are passionate about their work and continue to build their skills to keep up with the latest technologies and advances and maintain their core skill set. This program is unique in that upon successful completion, you will possess a core skill set in several different programming languages.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.

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