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Learn Front-End Development Online

By Nicole Krempasky on December 10, 2020

Learn Front-End Development Online

If you have an interest in technology, a course in Front-End Development can give you the desired design skills needed to compete in the web development career field.  

In today’s digital world, virtually every type of business now uses technology, whether it’s online or through software. Because of this, there’s a strong need for functional, user-friendly technology in order to support business needs. And since our world is ever reliant on digital tools, front-end development is a lucrative field to get into, especially if you have a design-oriented mind and good eye for visuals.  

 What Is Front-End Development? 

Front-end development is the computer programming that allows users to both see and interact with websites and software. The three main types are HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.  It’s also sometimes referred to as client-side development, as the features are what the user, or client, directly sees. The goal is to make sure the site or software is error free and the images, navigation, and layout are visually appealing regardless of what type of device you’re using. 

 Why Should You Learn Front-End Development? 

Though front-end developers work within technology and computer programming, their skills can be applied to a variety of fields like retail, government, and education to name a few. Because of the multitude of applications for this specific skill set, it can be a lucrative career choice. Within the next 10 years, the field is expected to grow by eight percent, which is much faster than the average growth for other jobs. In addition, the average salary for web developers in 2019 was $73,760. 

 How to Learn Front-End Development Online 

Whether you’ve already started out in the technology field and want to challenge yourself, or you’re a beginner looking to find your niche, NYIAD’s Front-End Web Development course can introduce you to the coding tools needed to further your career.  

Throughout the course, you’ll cover materials such as: 

  • Using HTML elements and attributes to create web pages Creating web pages using  
  • Designing and enhancing web pages using CSS properties and animation 
  • Manipulating data and adding functionality to web pages using JavaScript  

The course also covers practical, real-world information like preparing for the industry and basic job-hunting tips.  

NYIAD designs its programs with affordability and flexibility in mind. All classes are online and self-paced, allowing you to work when and where it’s convenient for you, with many students completing their course within a year. You’ll have access to a team of advisors as well as receiving one-on-one feedback from a professional web developer to help you build and improve your skills. In addition, NYIAD offers flexible tuition options such as monthly payment plans and discounts for paying in full, so your education can fit into a variety of budgets. 

If you’d like to hone your programming skills and further your career in front-end web development, click here to enroll or call 1-800-583-1742 to speak with one of our student services representatives.

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