You may have heard somewhere along your career path that web development is a hot area where your career can really take off and earn you more than you ever thought before. You may have also read articles that cite large average salaries of $87,000 USD. Even the US Department of Labor projects that the web developer profession will continue to grow year over year through 2020. What you may not know is that web development is a long-standing career path and is rooted in technology that is at least a couple of decades old.
Even new technology platforms require you to know these basic web technologies.
- Even cross-platform desktop applications written on platforms such as Adobe AIR and Electron use HTML, JS and CSS as their foundational technologies.
This computer science course is designed as a “jumping off” point for your career. The intention is for you to follow up this course by taking more computer science courses on your favorite web framework or the hottest web frameworks to accelerate your career.