Front-End Web Development Certificate

Front-End Web Development Certificate Training Program

This six-month course will walk you through front-end web application development. The course will teach a number of technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks. It will also provide context on how front-end applications interact with APIs and other back-end technologies.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to create an interactive website and deploy it to a cloud-based hosting provider. You will be able to apply your front-end skills to a variety of off-the-shelf or SAAS (Software as a Service) solutions such as WordPress, Shopify, SquareSpace, etc. You will also understand the role that developers play on an overall product team to prepare you for a transition into a work environment.


Cost does not include textbook

This course is not yet scheduled, but we can notify you when it is.

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  • The Modern Web
    • How the pieces work together
  • The Tools
    • IDE / text editor
    • Command line
    • Source control
  • Programming fundamentals
    • Variables / Loops / Functions
    • JavaScript syntax
    • Unit testing
  • Practicing the language
  • Basic HTML / CSS
  • Cloud deployment
    • Basic JavaScript
    • DOM manipulation / events
      • Framework options
    • AJAX / HTTP Requests / Restful API
    • JavaScript frameworks
      • Framework options
      • ModelViewControllerpattern (MVC)
      • Responsive design
      • CSS framework options
  • Animations
    • Approaches
    • SVGs
  • Precompilation
    • Node.js
    • Build tools
    • SASS / SCSS / LESS
  • Cross browser testing
  • Chrome developer tools
  • Additional Development Concepts
    • DevOps
    • Test-driven development
    • Performance
    • Databases
  • Team Dynamics
    • Product teams
    • Agile and Scrum
    • Team communication

Roger Dickey

Roger Dickey

Vice President of Development

Roger is the Vice President of Development at WhyteSpyder, an eCommerce company located in Springdale, AR, providing suppliers, manufacturers, and retailers the tools they need to create and manage a best-in-class online retail portfolio, and the creator of SKU Ninja. He has experience working with software startups and network and technical support. Roger completed a 6 month Computer Programming course (similar to the U of A IT Readiness Program) at Florida Technical College in 1999, and is excited to help others begin their career in tech.