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.
Time to completeApprox. 2 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
Prerequisites5 coursesWe suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Connecting Front-End to Back-End:
- Learn HTML
- Learn CSS
- Learn React
- Learn Node.js
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.
Syllabus1 lessons • 0 projects • 2 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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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.