Become a Full Stack Developer
Full stack developers are the creative minds behind interactive web apps, and they are needed in every industry around the globe. This course will put you on an 18-month fast track to becoming a successful full stack developer by preparing you for your first job in the web development field with step-by-step instruction, 600 hours of in-depth training, expert instructor support, and a finished project for your portfolio — no previous experience needed!
“Recruiters want to see your code,” said full stack developer student Mark M. “The course really helps show what type of developer you are.”
Job Outlook for Full Stack Developers
According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand web developers is expected to grow 21% over the next eight years, which equates over 200,000 new jobs. The BLS also states that the average salary for these developers is just over $105,000 with top earners making as much as $161,000.
Full stack developers need to have a wide range of skills to build apps from the ground up. This course will fully prepare you to:
- Build an end-to-end web application for any client or employer
- Use agile methodology for quick and efficient completion of projects
- Develop a scalable back-end server and manage data in a MySQL database using Python
- Manage source code using Git and GitHub
- Deploy your projects to the web using GitHub Pages and Heroku
Get an introduction to front-end development and build out your portfolio as you learn everything you need to know to create apps and websites that users will love.
Get started with Python in Cloud 9 as you continue building your portfolio and gaining the expertise you need to become a full stack developer.
Understand the best ways to collect, manipulate, use, and store data in your web and application projects.
Learn the ins and outs of development with Django as you finalize your project and prepare to take it live.
Prerequisites and Requirements
There are no prerequisites to begin this course, and you can use either a PC or Mac to completed coursework.
Brian O'Grady has 17 years of professional industry and education experience in the classroom. He was a Solution Architect on the Building Schools for the Future initiative across the UK. He has experience in analytics and program content creation.
Full stack developers are the minds behind interactive web apps. A full stack developer is a web developer or software engineer who is able to work in front-end dev, back-end dev, databases, DevOps, and mobile app dev.
No. While certifications are always a great way to boost your resume, they are not required in this field. Being able to show potential employers your experience working in a full stack capacity using the portfolio of projects you build in this course is what you really need to land a great job.
Absolutely. In addition to the 21% job growth forecasted by the BLS, Indeed.com recently showed “full stack developer” ranked in the number 2 position of jobs based on its growth potential and salary opportunity. Not only that, but this position commands one of the highest average annual salaries in information technology.
By the time you complete your course, you'll have the skills needed for many different web and app development roles, including front-end developer, back-end developer, systems architect, and of course, as a full stack web developer.