Nanodegree Program

Front End Web Developer

In the Front End Web Developer Nanodegree program, you will complete five projects and build a resume-worthy portfolio.
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  • Estimated Time
    4 Months

    At 5-10 hrs/week

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  • Prerequisites
    Basic HTML, CSS, & JavaScript

In Collaboration With

  • AT&T
  • Google
  • Github

What You Will Learn

SYLLABUS

Front End Web Developer

The Front End Web Developer Nanodegree program is composed of five projects. With each project, you'll create something that demonstrates your mastery of in-demand skills. Projects range in complexity, and each builds upon the previous. In the end, you will have a resume-worthy portfolio that you can showcase to prospective employers.

In the Front End Web Developer Nanodegree program, you will complete five projects and build a resume-worthy portfolio.

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Prerequisite Knowledge

You must be comfortable using basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (or another programming language).

  • Web Foundations

    Learn the building blocks of the web - HTML and CSS! Learning how to effectively create the structure of a website using semantic HTML. Then style a website with CSS and responsive design.

  • JavaScript and the DOM

    Use JavaScript to control a webpage! Learn what the Document Object Model (DOM) is. Use JavaScript and the DOM to control page content and interactions.

  • Web Accessibility

    Get hands-on experience making accessible web apps. You'll learn when and why users need accessibility. Then you'll dive into the "how" of building out accessible website components.

  • Object-Oriented JavaScript

    Learn how to build professional applications using object-oriented JavaScript techniques. Then you'll learn how JavaScript has improved with the major language improvements made in ES6.

  • JavaScript Tools & Testing

    Professional developers use tools to help them build maintainable applications. Learn how to use Grunt and Gulp to speed up app development. Learn to use testing to help build app features.

  • Front End Applications

    Most professional websites are built as single-page applications. You'll learn about Angular, Ember, how to fetch data asynchronously, and offline apps with Service Worker.

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JavaScript is the most in-demand coding language.

All Our Programs Include

Real-world projects from industry experts

Real-world projects from industry experts

With real world projects and immersive content built in partnership with top tier companies, you’ll master the tech skills companies want.
Technical mentor support

Technical mentor support

Our knowledgeable mentors guide your learning and are focused on answering your questions, motivating you and keeping you on track.
Career Services

Career services

You’ll have access to resume support, Github portfolio review and LinkedIn profile optimization to help you advance your career and land a high-paying role.
Flexible learning program

Flexible learning program

Get a custom learning plan tailored to fit your busy life. Learn at your own pace and reach your personal goals on the schedule that works best for you.
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We provide services customized for your needs at every step of your learning journey to ensure your success!
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Get timely feedback on your projects
Reviews By the numbers
2000+ project reviewers
1.8M projects reviewed
4.85/5 reviewer ratings
3 hour avg project review turnaround time
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  • Personalized feedback
  • Unlimited submissions and feedback loops
  • Practical tips and industry best practices
  • Additional suggested resources to improve

Learn with the best

Richard Kalehoff
Richard Kalehoff

Instructor

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 LePage
Pete LePage

Instructor

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
Peter Lubbers

INSTRUCTOR

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 Wong
Andrew Wong

INSTRUCTOR

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 Wales
Michael Wales

Instructor

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 Van Cleve
Julia Van Cleve

Instructor

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 Parkes
James Parkes

Instructor

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 Pittman
Cameron Pittman

Instructor

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 Krueger
Karl Krueger

Command Line Instructor

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.

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Front-End Developer Nanodegree program

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Career-seeking and job-ready graduates found a new, better job within six months of graduation.

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Average salary increase for graduates who found a new, better job within six months of graduation.

Program Details

PROGRAM OVERVIEW - WHY SHOULD I TAKE THIS PROGRAM?
  • Why should I enroll?
    Demand for front end web 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 Web Developer Nanodegree program, you will:
    • Explore different JavaScript design patterns, and become skilled with common developer tools, testing suites, and frameworks.
    • Demonstrate and refine your skills with five (5) in-class projects.
    • Receive expert reviews on your project submissions, along with actionable feedback to help you successfully advance through the program.
    • Communicate with your mentor, who will provide guidance, lend support, answer questions, and direct you to valuable resources.
  • What jobs will this program prepare me for?
    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:
    • Front End Web Developer/Engineer
    • UI/UX Developer
    • Front End Designer
  • How do I know if this program is right for me?
    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!
  • What is the difference between the Front End Web Developer Nanodegree program and Full Stack Web Developer program?
    Web development generally fits into distinct concentrations, such as front end web development and full stack web development.
    As a front end web developer, you'll build responsive, dynamic user interfaces on the web. You'll leverage your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills to manage all client-side scripting.
    As a full stack web 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!
ENROLLMENT AND ADMISSION
  • Do I need to apply? What are the admission criteria?
    No. This Nanodegree program accepts all applicants regardless of experience and specific background.
  • What are the prerequisites for enrollment?
    Students should have prior experience building web pages with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (or another programming language).
    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!
  • If I do not meet the requirements to enroll, what should I do?
    We have a number of Nanodegree programs and free courses that can help you prepare, including:
TUITION AND TERM OF PROGRAM
  • How is this Nanodegree program structured?
    The Front End Web Developer Nanodegree program is comprised of content and curriculum to support five (5) projects. Once you subscribe to a Nanodegree program, you will have access to the content and services for the length of time specified by your subscription. We estimate that students can complete the program in four (4) months working 10 hours per week.
    Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network and platform. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.
  • How long is this Nanodegree program?
    Access to this Nanodegree program runs for the length of time specified in the payment card above. If you do not graduate within that time period, you will continue learning with month to month payments. See the Terms of Use and FAQs for other policies regarding the terms of access to our Nanodegree programs.
  • Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund?
    Please see the Udacity Program Terms of Use and FAQs for policies on enrollment in our programs.
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE - WHAT DO I NEED FOR THIS PROGRAM?
  • What software and versions will I need in this program?
    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.).

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