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Web Applications Developer Plus

GES319Web-App-Dev-Plus
$2,995.00 (USD)

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

No.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, representatives are available via LIVE chat. You can also call us at 1-877-221-5151 during regular business hours to have your questions promptly answered. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please send us a question using the "Contact Us" form.

How do you do the applied labs if you don't have equipment?

The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. A link to schedule the lab is included with the course for each lab that can be done online.

What will I do as a web developer?

By training as a web developer, you are opening doors to more job opportunities. As a web developer, you will build modern websites using HTML5, CSS, XML, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, jQuery and more. Adding a mobile component will help you specialize in building websites designed to be viewed on mobile technology such as Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Understanding both mobile and desktop web development will ensure that people benefit from your work regardless of how they choose to access your site.

Why do I need to learn web development?

It is important to have websites that look good and work properly no matter how they are accessed by the public. Helping an organization reach their target audience means giving that audience information and resources whether they are sitting in front of a computer at home or visiting a website on their phone while on the go. Understanding both mobile and desktop web development will ensure that your work is seen by the maximum number of people regardless of where and how they choose to access your site.

What education do I need to become a web developer?

There is no specific type of degree that a web developer is required to hold. In fact, according to Census data, 38% of web developers hold less than a 4-year degree. To enter a career as a web developer, a great place to start is an online training course like this one from ed2go, which will help you learn basic HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, XML, Ajax, jQuery, and more across various desktop and mobile platforms. Some employers may prefer a bachelor's degree in computer science or related field. This is a path you can choose to take when you're ready to move up, after you've gained some experience and decided that this is definitely the career for you.

Is a web developer the same as a software engineer?

Not exactly. Every web developer is considered a software engineer who specializes exclusively in developing web applications. However, every software engineer is not a web developer as they often design, build and maintain software outside of website applications.

What is the average salary of a web developer?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary of a web developer is currently just under $68,000 per year. This salary can vary widely depending on your experience level, education, and the type of organization you work for.

Are web developers in demand?

Yes, web developers are in demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for web developers is very good. Employment is projected to grow by 15% through 2026 which is considered much faster than average. Understanding how to develop for both mobile and desktop users will improve your employment prospects even further.

What kind of hours do web developers work?

The hours of web developers vary depending on the volume of work. Typically, you will work a normal Monday through Friday, 9-5, but this can change quite a bit if you are coming up on a deadline or working on a very large project. Your hours can also be affected if you decide to go into business for yourself as this could mean that you choose when you want to work as it fits within your lifestyle.

Where do web developers work?

Since our world is one that does business online, web developers can literally work for any company in any industry. According to the BLS, 1 in 6 web developers currently work in computer systems design and other similar services industries. In addition, they report that 1 in 6 are self-employed. Your specific work environment will depend in some ways on your employer. You could be required to come on-site and work in an office every day, or you may be able to work remotely from home. Regardless of where you work physically, you can be sure that you will spend the majority of your time in front of a computer screen in this role.

What skills should a good web developer have?

To be a good web developer, you should know how to write HTML and CSS code as well as understand how to find and fix errors. You should also understand how to add interactivity to your websites with JavaScript or jQuery. You should be able to layout a website and take an idea and turn it into a working site. Finally, you should understand how to build a site so that it is viewable and useable in both desktop and mobile formats.

What is the difference between a web developer and a web designer?

Web designers use courses such as Adobe Photoshop to create page layouts and visual elements of website. Web developers use their creativity to work on design in addition to using coding skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc. to bring the design files to life.

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