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Learn how to effectively create the structure of a website using semantic HTML, and style websites with CSS and responsive layouts. Develop an understanding of different use cases for CSS Grid and Flexbox, and structure the layout of a web page using grid columns and rows.Styled Blog Website
Set up a Node and Express environment so you can develop web applications on your local machine, and learn to handle HTTP Requests & Routes. Update and modify website elements dynamically using asynchronously retrieved data.Weather Journal
Develop an understanding of how to use build tools, such as Webpack, for automating build tasks. Create CSS variables with Sass and configure Webpack to use Sass controlled stylesheets. Learn how to cache server data and website functionality using Service Worker.Article Analysis WebsiteFront End Web Developer Nanodegree Program Capstone
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Daniel Silber-Baker is a programmer, poet, and educational design expert. He has a master’s degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, and his professional career has stretched across the non-profit, corporate, and academic spheres.
Rachel is a front end web developer at Acquia and spent 3 years as the curriculum developer for a Silicon Beach bootcamp. An advocate for continued learning, she is passionate about mentoring women and students in technology.
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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.
The program was very nice. I am a Computer Science graduate and working for 15+ years as a Software Developer, still the Nanodegree helped me grasp the starting point into Front End Development. The project are great, they pushed me into searching a lot of topics on the internet, Stackoverflow, etc - and I am planning to continue polish them in the next one month. I enjoyed the program and I am planning to take some more Nanodegrees - Full Stack and / or Data Science topics.
I am not entirely new to front end, i have taught myself for the last 3 months as much as i could but i felt that i need that extra push, and the assurance that what ii did was right not just wasting my time, i really enjoyed the first project, because it really felt like it was mine, not an idea from a course copied, can't wait to get to the next project and prove myself that i am on the right path.
I would like to submit a generic comment regarding this and other Udacity courses. While I have not really utilised the mentor service, its existence and availability gives the whole nanodegree a different level of quality. Without it, the course would feel as a collection of static content - that one can find from a good book.
This experience has been great so far. I was nervous to start my first project without any starter code whatsoever but the project guidelines were clear and informative and starting from scratch provided the opportunity for me to be completely creative. Pushing students to be bold and brave is important in a new field!
I'm really excited about this program! I like the combination of videos and written instruction and the projects. Constructive feedback: The layout for the curriculum is a little clunky. I wish all the lessons were in a collapsible index on the left hand side. Having to go in and out of units and lessons is tedious.
I am very happy with the program. The instructors are great, the structure of the program is well designed and my mentor is excellent. I think after I graduate from this program, I will continue to enroll in other Nanodegree Programs. I took web development before but I feel that I am learning a lot.
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:
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:
If you’re interested in building and developing a variety of websites and applications and creating stunning user experiences, Front End Web Developer is a great program for you!
Before beginning, a well-prepared student should be able to:
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 web development and full stack web development.
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 involved, engaging experiences on the web for your users!
There is no application. This Nanodegree program accepts everyone, regardless of experience and specific background.
A well-prepared learner is able to:
The Front End Web Developer Nanodegree program is comprised of content and curriculum to support 4 (four) projects. We estimate that students can complete the program in four (4) months working 5-10 hours per week.
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.
Please see the Udacity Program FAQs for policies on enrollment in our programs.
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.).