Udacity – Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree

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

Why Take This Nanodegree Program?

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.

Mentor Support and Professional Code Review

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.

Build a Portfolio of Resume Worthy Projects

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.

Beneficial and Supportive Project Review

Advance quickly and successfully through the curriculum with the support of expert reviewers whose detailed feedback will ensure you master all the right skills.

Engaging Community and Four Month Timeline

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.

What You Will Learn

  • 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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