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Connecting Front-End to Back-End

Learn how to join the front-end and the back-end by creating REST APIs and using the MVC architecture.

4.3 out of 5 stars
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  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    <1 hour
  • Certificate of completion

    Included with paid plans
  • Prerequisites

    5 courses

About this course

Joining the front-end and back-end in a full-stack application is essential in providing a seamless user experience and a smooth deployment process. Learn how to connect the two to gain a powerful skill, become a better web developer, and improve your understanding of how web apps work. In this course, you’ll learn about the various methods for rendering a website, how to structure a REST API, and how to design apps using the Model, View, Controller (MVC) pattern. You’ll also practice what you’ve learned by building a client-side rendered app using React and Node.js.

Syllabus

1 lessons • 2 projects • 2 quizzes

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Meet the creator of the course
Jiwon Shin
Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy
Jiwon is a Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy. She has created courses across the web development catalog on languages such as JavaScript, PHP, and CSS, frameworks like React and Node.js, and the Front-End Engineer Career Path. She also created courses on p5.js, build tools, and Intro to UI and UX Design.

Connecting Front-End to Back-End course ratings and reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
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  • The progress I have made since starting to use codecademy is immense! I can study for short periods or long periods at my own convenience - mostly late in the evenings.
    Chris
    Codecademy Learner @ USA
  • I felt like I learned months in a week. I love how Codecademy uses learning by practice and gives great challenges to help the learner to understand a new concept and subject.
    Rodrigo
    Codecademy Learner @ UK
  • Brilliant learning experience. Very interactive. Literally a game changer if you're learning on your own.
    John-Andrew
    Codecademy Learner @ USA

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Frequently asked questions about Connecting Front-End to Back-End

  • Front-end development involves building the part of a website that you see and interact with in your browser, including buttons, forms, interfaces, menus, etc. It also includes accessibility features like voice recognition and text-to-speech.

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