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Want to take the first steps to become a Cloud Application Developer? This self-paced online course will lead you through the programming languages and tools you will need to develop your own Cloud and Web Applications.
Beginning with an explanation of how internet servers, and clients work together to deliver applications to users, this course takes you through the context for application development in the Cloud, introducing front-end, back-end, and full stack development.
Finally, you will discover tools such as Git, GitHub, and GitLab, that help you to store your projects and keep track of changes made to project files (version control) and enable collaboration and continuos deployment.
If you are enrolled in the verified track (paid track) in any course that is a part of a MicroBachelors program, including this course, you are eligible for coaching at no additional cost. Please note that coaching is only available via SMS to U.S. phone lines.
Our coaches (real humans) are ready to help you with career exploration, navigating resources, staying motivated, and solving problems along the way to your goals.
Learn more about the value of coaching directly from one of our coaches, Erin.
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- Understand the Cloud Development Ecosystem and Terminology like front-end developer, back-end, server-side, full stack, etc.
- Become familiar with the developer tools and IDEs used by web programmers
- Work with programming languages used by front-end developers for creating user interfaces
- Manage and version control your projects with Git and GitHub
Module 1: Introduction to Programming for the Cloud
Cloud Application Development for Beginners
Back-end and server-side Development
Programming Languages, Tools and Frameworks
Module 2: HTML5 and CSS3 Overview
Introduction to HTML and HTML tags
HTML5 Management & Support, Scripting
CSS: Styling HTML
Module 4: HTML5 Elements
HTML5 tags and structural elements
HTML5 Input Elements and data Attributes
Module 5: GitHub
Introduction ot Git and GitHub
Repositories and Branches
Managing GitHub Projects
Module 6: Final Assignment