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Introduction to Front-End Engineer Career Path

Welcome to the Front-End Engineer Career Path!


Overview of Web Development

Be introduced to the field of front-end web development.


Fundamentals of HTML

Learn to build a structure for a website using HTML.


Semantic HTML

Write clearer, more accessible HTML using Semantic HTML tags.


Developing Websites Locally

Get acquainted with text editors and Chrome DevTools to develop websites locally.


Deploying Websites

Learn how to deploy websites using GitHub Pages and the command line.


Improved Styling with CSS

Use intermediate-level CSS to customize styles and implement navigation elements.


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Become a Front-End Engineer

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Front-end engineers work closely with designers to make websites beautiful, functional, and fast. This Career Path will teach you not only the necessary languages and technologies, but how to think like a front-end engineer, too. By the end, you’ll have the portfolio and interview skills you need to start your new career.

About this Career Path

  • Get in-depth knowledge: Learning to code means more than just memorizing syntax. Instead, we help you think like a real programmer.
  • Get a helpful roadmap: Like a career advisor, we guide you through each step. You’ll learn the right thing at the right time, all in one place.
  • Get hired: Learn how to tackle interview questions and code challenges asked at companies like Google and Amazon.


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Projects you’ll build

Create a Playlist App With the Spotify API (Part One)

Program a React app that lets users create custom Spotify playlists.

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Tsunami Coffee

Practice responsive design in CSS so you can hone your skills and feel confident taking them to the real world.

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Transitions - 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Follow step-by-step instructions to add animations to an existing static web page for an online reader.

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Back-End Engineer

Back-end developers deal with the hidden processes that run behind the scenes, building APIs and databases.

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Beginner friendly, 121 lessons

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Front-End Engineer – learn interactively

Make UIs and websites beautiful, functional, and fast. Cover all the topics that expensive bootcamps teach (and more). Get the specialized skills and portfolio needed to start your career as a Front-End Software Engineer.

Includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Web Apps, React, UX design, and more...

Build portfolio-ready projects, websites, and apps on your own

Finish in 4-8 months with a certificate of completion

Not just videos – Write code live in our interactive platform

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