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WeChat Mini Program Development

Free Course

Build your first Mini Program with Tencent WeChat

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Front End Web Developer

In collaboration with
  • WeChat

About this course

WeChat Mini Programs are “sub-applications” within the WeChat ecosystem; you can find and use any Mini Program instantly without needing to install anything from the App Store. With more than one billion active daily users globally, it’s almost impossible to overestimate WeChat’s importance, and the potential reach of a Mini Program of your design!

This program is built in collaboration with Tencent WeChat and leading industry professionals who have developed a world-class curriculum. In this course, students will learn about data queries, parsing, Mini Program interfaces, and then go on to complete their very first Mini Program all within 4 weeks.

What you will learn

  1. Preparations
    • Download and install WeChat Mini Program developer tools. Get familiar with developer tools and configure platform settings
    • Download demo codes and learn to use Git commands to view and switch between versions
  2. Create Your First Page
    • Learn about rpx as a unit of measurement for WeChat Mini Programs and start to create your first program page
  3. Data Query and Rendering
    • Make an API query and use the callback function to parse and render requested data
    • Learn to use the onLoad function and implement the pull-down-to-refresh feature
  4. Construct Lists
    • Use a loop to render weather forecast pages with pictures and lists
  5. Create More Pages
    • Learn to use the synchronous function and implement responsive buttons and page redirection
  6. Location Access
    • Implement location access by calling location service from OpenStreetMap, and show different pages under various circumstances via conditional rendering

Prerequisites and requirements

To get the most out of your experience, we recommend the following:

  • Basic HTML and CSS
  • Basic JavaScript

See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Why take this course?

This program is built in collaboration with Tencent WeChat to include the latest techniques and approaches to Mini Program development. Students will have the unique opportunity to experience a world-class curriculum. Get started on your journey to become a WeChat Mini Program expert.

In this course, you will...

  • Get familiar with developer tools
  • Build interactive user interfaces
  • Make queries and parse data to access location and time stamp etc.

Learn with the best.

  • Alex Duncan
    Alex Duncan

    Digital Guru

  • Tencent Wechat Team
    Tencent Wechat Team

    Tencent Wechat Team