Meta Front-End Developer Professional Certificate

Meta Front-End Developer Professional Certificate

Launch your career as a front-end developer. Build job-ready skills for an in-demand career and earn a credential from Meta. No degree or prior experience required to get started.

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No prior experience required
Flexible schedule
7 months, 6 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Create a responsive website using HTML to structure content, CSS to handle visual style, and JavaScript to develop interactive experiences. 

  • Learn to use React in relation to Javascript libraries and frameworks.

  • Learn Bootstrap CSS Framework to create webpages and work with GitHub repositories and version control.

  • Prepare for a coding interview, learn best approaches to problem-solving, and build portfolio-ready projects you can share during job interviews.

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Prepare for a career in Front-end Development

  • Receive professional-level training from Meta
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
  • Earn an employer-recognized certificate from Meta
  • Qualify for in-demand job titles: Front-End Developer, Website Developer, Software Engineer
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    Practice your skills with interactive tools and mock interviews

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Professional Certificate - 9 course series

Introduction to Front-End Development

Course 118 hours4.8 (10,988 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Distinguish between front-end, back-end, and full-stack developers.

  • Create and style a webpage with HTML and CSS.

  • The benefits of working with UI frameworks.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Version Control
Category: Github
Category: Bash (Unix Shell)
Category: Web Development
Category: Linux

Programming with JavaScript

Course 242 hours4.7 (4,036 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Creating simple JavaScript codes.

  • Creating and manipulating objects and arrays.

  • Writing unit tests using Jest

Skills you'll gain

Category: React (Web Framework)
Category: JavaScript
Category: Front-End Web Development
Category: User Interface

Version Control

Course 313 hours4.6 (3,135 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Implement Version Control systems 

  • Navigate and configure using the command line 

  • Use a GitHub repository. Create a GitHub repository

  • Manage code revisions

Skills you'll gain

Category: React (Web Framework)
Category: Application development
Category: Web Application
Category: Front-End Web Development

HTML and CSS in depth

Course 428 hours4.7 (1,526 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create a simple form with a responsive layout using HTML5 and CSS

  • Create a responsive layout using CSS

  • Create a UI using Bootstrap

  • Implement debugging tools

Skills you'll gain

Category: Data Structure
Category: Computer Science
Category: Algorithms
Category: Communication
Category: Pseudocode

React Basics

Course 526 hours4.7 (1,890 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use reusable components to render views where data changes over time

  • Organize React projects to create more scalable and maintainable websites and apps

  • Use props to pass data between components. Create dynamic and interactive web pages and apps

  • Use forms to allow users to interact with the app. Build an application in React

Skills you'll gain

Category: Test-Driven Development
Category: JavaScript
Category: Front-End Web Development
Category: Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)

Advanced React

Course 626 hours4.6 (1,092 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Create robust and reusable components with advanced techniques and learn different patterns to reuse common behavior

  • Interact with a remote server and fetch and post data via an API

  • Seamlessly test React applications with React Testing Library

  • Integrate commonly used React libraries to streamline your application development

Skills you'll gain

Category: Web Design
Category: Accessibility
Category: Front-End Web Development
Category: User Experience (UX)

Principles of UX/UI Design

Course 721 hours4.7 (791 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the fundamentals of User Experience (UX) design and research

  • Describe accessibility considerations in design

  • Practice developing user empathy through research

  • Create wireframes and prototypes in Figma

Skills you'll gain

Category: HTML and CSS
Category: React (Web Framework)
Category: Debugging
Category: JavaScript
Category: User Interface

Front-End Developer Capstone

Course 827 hours4.6 (334 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Design and style a responsive User Interface (UI)

  • Demonstrate clean and bug free coding

  • Use React components to create multiple views

  • Create a website front-end using React JS and JavaScript

Skills you'll gain

Category: Web Development Tools
Category: HTML and CSS
Category: Responsive Web Design
Category: Front-End Web Development
Category: User Interface

Coding Interview Preparation

Course 911 hours4.6 (497 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Prepare for a coding interview

  • Prepare for a Meta interview

  • Solve problems using code

Skills you'll gain

Category: Unit Testing
Category: React (Web Framework)
Category: Front-End Web Development


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