About this Specialization

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Learn front-end and hybrid mobile development, with server-side support, for implementing a multi-platform solution. The first two courses in this Specialization cover front-end frameworks: Bootstrap 4 and React. You’ll also learn to create hybrid mobile applications, using React Native. On the server side, you’ll learn to implement NoSQL databases using MongoDB, work within a Node.js environment and Express framework, and communicate to the client side through a RESTful API. Learners enrolling in this Specialization are expected to have prior working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Ideally learners should complete the courses in the specified sequence. It is strongly recommended that the React course be completed before proceeding with the React Native course.
Learner Career Outcomes
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Started a new career after completing this specialization.
50%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 11 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English
Learner Career Outcomes
41%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
50%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 months to complete

Suggested 11 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Front-End Web UI Frameworks and Tools: Bootstrap 4

4.8
stars
3,736 ratings
1,085 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Front-End Web Development with React

4.7
stars
1,273 ratings
350 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Multiplatform Mobile App Development with React Native

4.6
stars
351 ratings
111 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Server-side Development with NodeJS, Express and MongoDB

4.8
stars
1,264 ratings
344 reviews

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.

  • Each course is structured into four modules. Each module is expected to take about one calendar week to complete. Thus the entire specialization can be completed in 16 weeks.

  • You need to have a good working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Ideally learners should complete the courses in the specified sequence. It is strongly recommended that the React course be completed before proceeding with the React Native course.

  • Upon completion of this specialization you will be well-versed with the Node.js and the React Ecosystem, learning the latest frameworks including React, React Native and Node.js. You will be full equipped to pursue a career in web and hybrid mobile app development

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