career PathBack-End Engineer (2021 Version)

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4 Months

Includes

Node.JS, Express.JS, PostgreSQL, Back-End, Security, and more...

Experience

Beginners Welcome

For those who want to

  • Understand application architecture
  • Design and build APIs
  • Prepare for job interviews

Earn

Certificate of Completion

Here are just a few things you’ll be able to do with this Career Path.

Here are just a few things you’ll be able to do with this Career Path.

NAVIGATE THE BACK-END

Use JavaScript tools like Node.js and Express.js to build interactive web apps.

MANAGE ACCOUNTS AND AUTHENTICATION

Ensure personalization and security for the people using your web apps.

LAND A NEW JOB

Nail the interview with your impressive portfolio and well-prepared answers.

You really feel like there’s nothing you can’t learn, which in turn builds so much confidence in your skills and gives the momentum to keep learning.

Joey
Codecademy Learner

How are Career Paths different?

Learning to code means more than just memorizing syntax. Instead, we help you think like a real programmer.

Like a career advisor, we guide you through each step. You’ll learn the right thing at the right time, all in one place.

Gain practical experience as you go by creating portfolio-worthy projects that will help you land your next job.

Ready to kick-start your career?