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Demand for front end developers is widespread across every industry and continues to rise. By mastering the valuable skills taught in this program, you’ll be prepared for roles at a wide array of companies, from startups to global organizations. The projects you’ll build, and the portfolio you’ll develop, will provide ample evidence of your expertise.
Mentors will provide guidance, lend support, answer questions, and direct you to valuable resources. Expert reviewers will review your project submissions and provide actionable feedback to help you successfully advance through the program.
You’ll build real projects that demonstrate your skills mastery, and these projects will populate a portfolio that can be shared with prospective employers. Our hiring partners regularly review these portfolios when seeking qualified candidates.
Advance quickly and successfully through the curriculum with the support of expert reviewers whose detailed feedback will ensure you master all the right skills.
You will join a dynamic community of learners who are committed to an intensive and productive 4-month learning experience. You’ll give and receive support, make connections, and stay abreast of trends in your field. Our graduates consistently cite community as one of the most valuable features of their Nanodegree program experience.
The Front End Developer Nanodegree program is designed to ensure your long-term success in the field. The skills you learn will prepare you for jobs in front end web development, and you’ll be ready to deliver immediate value to any organization. We will support you throughout your learning journey; from gaining valuable technical and career skills, to landing your dream job.Designed to prepare you for career success in front end web development.
Front End Web Developers are in high demand. Create your professional portfolio with Udacity and open up a world of opportunities. Our hiring partners are eager to meet you.Create your portfolio and open up a world of opportunities.
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“I literally knew nothing about computer science... it gave me a really good foundational base in web development, and I'm excited to put that to use in the workplace.”— KELLY MARCHISIO, WEB SOLUTIONS ENGINEER AT GOOGLE
Richard is a Course Developer with a passion for teaching. He has a degree in computer science, and first worked for a nonprofit doing everything from front-end web development, to backend programming, to database and server management.
Pete is a developer advocate at Google and works to make the lives of web developers easier. Working on projects like Web Fundamentals and Google web developer videos, he's focused on ensuring that developers have the tools and skills they need to build great responsive sites and apps.
Peter Lubbers is a Program Manager at Google in the Chrome Developer Relations team and lives and breathes HTML5. He is the co-author of Pro HTML5 Programming (Apress) and the founder of the San Francisco HTML5 User Group, the largest HTML5 User Group in the world.
Andrew is a Course Developer who enjoys making the world a better place through code. He first discovered his passion for teaching as an instructor at App Academy, and continues to enjoy empowering students to advance their education.
Michael is a self-taught full-stack web developer and open source advocate. Before joining Udacity, he spent over 10 years developing classified applications for some of the most demanding intelligence organizations in the world.
Julia is a Content Developer at Udacity and was previously a middle school math teacher in San Jose, CA. She also dabbled in freelance web development, designing websites for small businesses in the Bay Area.
James received his degree in Computer Science and Mathematics, then went on to become a Udacity instructor in several programs. His personal mission is clear: to open the doors of opportunity for others by empowering them with excellent educational experiences.
Cameron lives and breathes web development as he creates programming courses at Udacity. He graduated with degrees in physics and astronomy from Vanderbilt University and a Master's in teaching from Belmont University.
Karl is a Course Developer at Udacity. Before joining Udacity, Karl was a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Google for eight years, building automation and monitoring to keep the world's busiest web services online.
Yes, I'm loving it so far. The experience has been exponential to growth as a developer. The career services and the projects are easily the strong points!
I have learn new technologies that i didn't know before and learnt how to refactor some of the techniques that i used before. Thank you!
It's very rich in content and super challenging....but it worth the time spent
This program is extremely comprehensive. I have learned something new with every chapter and project. The career help is stellar and better than what universities offer - placement is up to individual but all the tools are given. Thank you for allowing me to Grow with Google - Udacity program 2017-18.
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During your 4-month term, you'll have access to the Nanodegree program classroom and materials, plus expert project reviews.
Demand for front end developers is widespread across every industry, and continues to rise. By mastering the valuable skills taught in this program, you will be prepared for roles at a wide array of companies — from startups to global organizations. The projects you’ll build, and the portfolio you’ll develop, will provide ample evidence of your expertise.
In the Front End Developer Nanodegree program, you will:
Graduates of this program will be valuable additions to any team working in the domain of web development, app development, software development, digital marketing, and e-commerce. Opportunities exist in companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups.
Specific roles include:
Developed in partnership with Google, AT&T, and Github, this program offers a deep dive into the world of front end web development.
Whether you're looking to begin a new career as a front end web developer, strengthen your current skill set, or just want to further your knowledge, this is the perfect way to get started!
Web development generally fits into distinct concentrations, such as front-end development and full stack development.
As a full stack developer, you'll have an active hand in implementing relationship databases, configure and deploy your applications to the cloud, and build dynamic software application backend systems using the Python programming language.
Whichever path you choose, you'll be building engaging experiences on the web for your users!
No. This Nanodegree program accepts all applicants regardless of experience and specific background.
Students will need to be able to communicate fluently and professionally in written and spoken English.
Success in this program requires meeting the deadlines set for your term and devoting at least 10 hours per week to your work, so drive, curiosity, and an adventurous attitude are highly recommended!
The Front End Developer Nanodegree program is comprised of one (1) Term consisting of four (4) months. A Term has a fixed start date and a fixed end date.
To graduate, students must successfully complete the required projects, which give you the opportunity to apply and demonstrate new skills that you learn in the lessons. Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network. Feedback will be provided, and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes. Passing all of the projects will earn you a certificate of completion from the Front End Developer Nanodegree program that attests to your expertise.
For this Nanodegree program, you will need access to a computer with a broadband connection, on which you will install a professional code/text editor (e.g., Visual Studio Code, Atom, etc.).