Full-Stack Web Development

Develop the skills of a web developer, learn how to leverage AI, and work with expert mentors to prepare for a lasting career in tech. All in an online, self-paced setup, with a job guarantee at graduation.

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Launch a career in tech that lasts

Launch a new career as a web developer in as little as 5 months.


Graduate with our job guarantee

Land a job within 6 months of graduation—or we’ll refund your tuition.

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“Learning to code gave me a newfound appreciation of the work that's put into technology, that many take for granted. I love the idea of bringing my own imagination to life and developing my own technical solutions.”

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Hands-on education in the skills of the future

We work together with skilled industry experts to create learning materials to get you job-ready. Manage your schedule however you like and dedicate anything from 15 to 40 hours per week to your studies.

ai_enhanced_logo Intro to Frontend Development
Approx. 1 month
ai_enhanced_logo Full-Stack Immersion
Approx. 3.5 - 7 months
ai_enhanced_logo Full-Stack Specialization
Approx. 2 months
ai_enhanced_logo Intro to Frontend Development
Approx. 0.5 months
ai_enhanced_logo Full-Stack Immersion
Approx. 3.5 months
ai_enhanced_logo Full-Stack Specialization
Approx. 1 month

Completion times are approximations based on the progress of our current students and graduates

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Intro to Frontend Development

This course will take you through ten tasks leading up to one main project: creating your own responsive portfolio website.

  • 1.1 Getting Started with Web Development
    Understand the role of the web developer and practice Agile project planning.
    • 1.2 HTML and the Web
      Learn the basic building blocks of the web and create an HTML document.
      • 1.3 HTML Semantics
        Explore and apply HTML semantics as well as form and graphic elements.
        • 1.4 Advanced HTML & Web Accessibility
          Apply advanced HTML attributes and use AIRA to create dynamic content.
          • 1.5 CSS & the Look of Your Website
            Learn basic CSS styling and apply it to a web page.
            • 1.6 Advanced CSS Layout
              Learn basic CSS styling and apply it to a web page.
              • 1.7 Advanced Topics in CSS
                Learn and apply advanced CSS styling such as transitions and animations.
                • 1.8 CSS Preprocessors & CSS Variables
                  Integrate CSS variables and understand how pre- and post-processors work.
                  • 1.9 Git & Version Control
                    Practice version control with Git.
                    • 1.10 Code Quality, Testing, and Web Hosting
                      Utilize code linting to prevent errors and conduct cross-browser testing.
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                      Full-Stack Immersion

                      Dive into the world of functional programming as you learn your first programming language. You’ll complete a total of six Achievements, consisting of several tasks each.

                      • 1. Introduction to JavaScript
                        Use JavaScript to build a simple client-side JavaScript application that can communicate with an external API. Here’s what you’ll learn:
                        • 1.1 What is JavaScript?
                          1.2 JavaScript Basics, Part 1
                          1.3 JavaScript Basics, Part 2
                          1.4 JavaScript Functions, Part 1
                          1.5 JavaScript Functions, Part 2
                          1.6 DOM Interaction

                        • 1.7 APIs, Ajax & Asynchronous Behavior
                          1.8 Creating UI Patterns with JavaScript
                          1.9 Introduction to jQuery
                          1.10 Bootstrap & UI Libraries
                          1.11 Performance & Debugging

                      • 2. Server-Side Programming and Node.js
                        Use JavaScript on the server-side using Node.js and work with web server frameworks, REST architecture, and databases as you build an API from scratch.
                        • 2.1 Intro to Server-Side Programming
                          2.2 Node.js Modules
                          2.3 Packages & Package Managers
                          2.4 Web Server Frameworks & Express
                          2.5 REST & API Endpoints

                        • 2.6 Relational Databases & SQL
                          2.7 Non-Relational Databases & MongoDB
                          2.8 The Business Logic Layer
                          2.9 Authentication & Authorization
                          2.10 Data Security, Validation & Ethics

                      • 3. Client-Side Programming & React
                        Learn how to use JavaScript to build powerful interfaces for server-side systems. Build the frontend for your very own API using React.
                        • 3.1 Intro to Frameworks & Libraries
                          3.2 Building with JavaScript
                          3.3 React Components & the Virtual DOM
                          3.4 React Lifecycle Methods
                          3.5 React Forms

                        • 3.6 React Bootstrap
                          3.7 Client-Side App Routing
                          3.8 Introduction to Redux
                          3.9 Deploying & Hosting a React App

                      • 4. Testing in the Development Process
                        Explore test-driven development as you learn some complex JavaScript and build a progressive web app with native-like functionality for your portfolio.
                        • 4.1 Test-Driven Development & Test Scenarios
                          4.2 Intro to Serverless Functions & Authentication
                          4.3 Writing & Testing Serverless Functions
                          4.4 Unit Testing
                          4.5 Integration Testing

                        • 4.6 User Acceptance & End-to-End Testing
                          4.7 Continuous Delivery
                          4.8 Object-Oriented Programming
                          4.9 Progressive Web Applications
                          4.10 Data Visualization

                      • 5. Native App Development & React Native
                        Learn about native JavaScript applications and build an additional project for your portfolio: a native mobile app.
                        • 5.1 Building Native Applications with JavaScript
                          5.2 Chat UIs & Accessibility
                          5.3 Real-Time Applications & Data Storage

                        • 5.4 Storing Data on the Client Side
                          5.5 Communication Features

                      • 6. Collaboration & Documentation
                        Master the key skills required to effectively collaborate with a wider product team as you complete a project in Angular, a popular JavaScript framework.
                        • 6.1 Collaboration & Project Management
                          6.2 Introduction to Angular
                          6.3 Advanced Angular, Part 1
                          6.4 Advanced Angular, Part 2
                        • 6.5 Documentation & Handoffs
                          6.6 Providing Constructive Feedback
                          6.7 Contributing to the Tech Community & Beyond

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                      Full-Stack Specialization

                      To further develop your expertise, you’ll be able to specialize in Python development or Cloud Computing.

                      • Python for Developers
                        Achievement 1: Introduction to Python
                        • 1.1 Getting Started with Python
                          1.2 Data Types in Python
                          1.3 Operators & Functions in Python
                          1.4 File Handling in Python

                        • 1.5 Object-Oriented Programming in Python
                          1.6 Databases in Python
                          1.7 Object-Relational Mapping in Python

                        Achievement 2: Web Development & Django
                        • 2.1 Getting Started with Django
                          2.2 Django Project Set Up
                          2.3 Django Models
                          2.4 Django Views and Templates

                        • 2.5 Django MVT Revisited
                          2.6 User Authentication in Django
                          2.7 Data Analysis and Visualization
                          2.8 Deploying a Django Application

                      • Cloud Computing for Web Developers
                        Achievement 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
                        • 1.1 Welcome to Cloud Computing
                          1.2 Cloud Computing Services
                          1.3 Networking and VPC Fundamentals
                          1.4 Compute Services

                        • 1.5 Compute Services Continued
                          1.6 Storage Services
                          1.7 Achievement 1 Wrap-up

                        Achievement 2: Advanced Cloud Computing
                        • 2.1 VPC Revisited
                          2.2 Deploying Scalable Apps
                          2.3 IAM Ready

                        • 2.4 AWS SDKs
                          2.5 Serverless Computing
                          2.6 Achievement 2 Wrap-up

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                      Job Preparation Course

                      Create a career plan with your personal career specialist. From CV creation through to job preparation, you will learn the skills to launch a career that lasts.

                      • 1. Pair up with a Career Specialist in your area
                      • 2. Design your online presence
                      • 3. Create a winning resume (CV) showcasing your new skills and marketing your transferable ones
                      • 4. Showcase your work in a winning portfolio
                      • 5. Discover new corridors for finding job opportunities
                      • 6. Find perfect-fit positions
                      • 7. Create a cover letter that will get you noticed
                      • 8. Prepare for job interviews with expert support
                      Will the Full-Stack Web Development Program teach me how to use AI tools and techniques?

                      You will learn to use AI in a way that is reflective of how real-world tasks are approached in the industry, while still building the core skills of your new profession. In doing so, you will learn to use AI to aid your learning, rather than bypass the learning process, and to support you professionally—rather than replace you.

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                      Human-centric learning in a remote setup

                      Practical, innovative, and human-centric learning in a fully remote setup.

                      1:1 support from your expert mentor

                      Your mentor, a senior in the field, guides your career; while your tutor offers assignment feedback within 24 hours.

                      Break into tech with the skills of in-demand professions

                      Learn essential development and coding skills in our innovative project-based curriculum, that takes you through theory and into immersive tasks. Put everything you learn to immediate practical use through hands-on projects you’ll build your extensive portfolio around.

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                      100% online learning

                      Work to your own timetable—not rigid class calendars. No need to quit your job or put life on hold, since you decide when and where you learn.

                      Practical experience in the tools of the future

                      Your mentor and tutor will teach you to use generative AI to become more effective in your work, so you can launch a career that lasts.

                      Plan your future with your career specialist

                      Enjoy 1:1 support from a career specialist. Practice interviewing, revamp your resume, and get job-ready!

                      Want to know if web development is right for you?

                      Find out with a free 5-step short course

                      Find out if CareerFoundry is for you

                      CareerFoundry program advisors offer a free 25-minute consultation to help you make the right choice.

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                      What you’ll get
                      A project-based curriculum
                      Professional portfolio
                      Job-ready skills—including how to use AI
                      Dedicated mentor & tutor
                      Job Guarantee

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