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Front End Frameworks

Free Course

Backbone, Angular, Ember

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Introduction to Programming

In collaboration with
  • Google

About this course

Learn how to build Single Page Applications in various Front End Frameworks! In this course, you'll learn how to create both an Angular application and an Ember app from scratch.

As you work through the course, you'll learn key architectural design techniques that make frameworks incredibly powerful.

What you will learn

  1. Building a Single Page Application
    • The history of Single Page Applications.
    • How to make a Single Page Applications.
    • Learn the components of the most common frameworks.
  2. Examine A Framework's Source.
    • Discover constructor functions.
    • An introduction to Underscore's template function.
    • Backbone events and routing.
  3. Angular
    • Build your first Angular application.
    • Learn Angular's Views, Controllers, Directives, and more!
    • Routing in Angular using the UI-Router module.
  4. Ember
    • Build your first Ember application.
    • App generation and scaffolding with Ember-CLI.
    • Learn Ember's Templates, Services, Components, and more!

Prerequisites and requirements

Students should have experience building sites with HTML and CSS. JavaScript is heavily used in Front End Frameworks, so two years of programming experience in JavaScript is recommended. This course builds on:

Other course requirements:

  • Ability to use GitHub to clone repos and checkout branches
  • Comfort with command line tools
  • Ability to use Chrome DevTools

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why take this course?

In this course, you’ll explore popular JavaScript frameworks that make building complex web applications a lot easier! Follow along as you build interactive, single-page applications that work seamlessly in the browser without ever reloading the page.

Filled with deep dives, code examples, and practical advice, you’ll uncover the magic behind JavaScript frameworks and what makes each of them unique.

Learn with the best.

  • Richard Kalehoff
    Richard Kalehoff