Front-End Web Developer

A front-end developer builds everything a user sees and interacts with on a website. Considering how many websites exist and are being created, front-end web developers are in high demand. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that overall employment of web developers and digital designers is projected to grow 16% by 2032.

This web developer course will prepare you for an entry-level career in this high-demand job market. You will learn how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to...

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6 Months / 160 Course Hrs
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Course code: GES3014

What you will learn

  • Build websites with HTML
  • Use CSS styling to change web pages
  • JavaScript for web applications
  • Creating, styling, and validating web forms

How you will benefit

  • Gain foundational skills from expert-developed curriculum
  • Create a website for your portfolio

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 Months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 160 course hours
  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. Sectioning a Web Page
    9. Audio and Video
  2. Introduction to CSS
    1. Crash Course in CSS
    2. CSS Fonts
    3. Color and Opacity
    4. CSS Text
    5. Borders, Margins, and Padding
    6. Backgrounds
    7. Display and Visibility
    8. Pseudo-classes and Pseudo-elements
    9. Styling Tables with CSS
    10. Positioning
    11. Transforms and Transitions
    12. Layouts
    13. CSS Lists as Hierarchical Navigation
    14. Media Queries
  3. Introduction to JavaScript
    1. JavaScript Basics
    2. Variables, Arrays, and Operators
    3. JavaScript Functions
    4. Built-In JavaScript Objects
    5. Conditionals and Loops
    6. Event Handlers and Listeners
    7. The HTML Document Object Model
    8. CSS Object Model
    9. Errors and Exceptions
  4. Introduction to Creating, Styling, and Validating Web Forms
    1. HTML Forms
    2. JavaScript Form Validation
    3. Styling Forms with CSS
  5. Final Project

Nat Dunn

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.

Prerequisites:

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.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 11.0 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

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.

According to Indeed.com, the average front-end developer salary is $112,347 per year in the U.S., with a potential $5,000 cash bonus per year as of September 19, 2023.

Front-end developers implement a web design's visual and audio elements and include them in a web format. They build web products and develop user experiences. Typically, these professionals work in office settings with back-end developers, who implement the elements of web products that users cannot see.

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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 six (6) 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 the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.

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.

This course is non-credit, so it does 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 about financial assistance.

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