Creating a presence on the web requires more than just HTML and hyperlinks. If you want to become a front-end web developer, it can be difficult to figure out where to begin. Which frameworks, languages, and libraries should be your focus? The Microsoft Professional Program in Front-End Web Development is a curriculum that eliminates some of this confusion by introducing you to the fundamentals, teaching the most frequently used tools, and then offering a way for you to prove you have the skills through a final capstone project that can be showcased in your portfolio.

The Microsoft Professional Program in Front-End Web Development Professional Certificate is offered by EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX.

Built in collaboration with leading organizations and experts, the Microsoft Professional Program in Front-End Web Development will help you learn the skills you need to start the career you want.

You'll Learn To:

  • Create a Basic Web Application
  • Use a Scripting Language to Build Dynamic Web Apps
  • Use CSS to Simplify UI Management
  • Use CSS to Build a Powerful Web UI
  • Use UI Frameworks to Build a Responsive Web UI
  • Use a Framework to Build a Dynamic Web UI
  • Use a Framework to Simplify and Manage Data Binding
  • Use a Framework to Build a Complex Single-Page Application
  • Use Cloud Services to Create Web Apps with High Availability and Scale
  • Use Open Source Web Tools to Support Dynamic Build Scenarios
  • Use DevOps Tools and Processes to Manage Web Application Projects

To be eligible to earn a certificate for completing the Microsoft Professional Program in Front-End Web Development, please go to https://academy.microsoft.com/en-us/professional-program/tracks/front-end-development/ to create a Microsoft Academy account. After signing up, you’ll be able to track your progress on a personalized dashboard that updates every time you earn a Verified Certificate in a course from this curriculum.

How It Works

This comprehensive curriculum features courses that are presented in a suggested order, to guide you as you build your skills. This order is only a suggestion, and courses can be taken in any order so long as all required courses are completed. You are free to choose a path that includes either JavaScript or TypeScript. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
      11 courses + Final Capstone Project
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microsoft Professional Orientation: Front End Web Developer
  • HTML5 and CSS Fundamentals
  • JavaScript Introduction
  • Introduction to TypeScript 2
  • CSS Basics
  • Advanced CSS

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1188 USD/full
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  • National

    1188 USD/full
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Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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