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Full-Stack Engineer

A full-stack engineer can get a project done from start to finish, back-end to front-end.

Includes JavaScript, Node.JS, SQL, Express.JS, React, TDD, and more.

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  • Skill level

  • Time to complete

    6 months
  • Professional certification

  • Prerequisites


About this career path

A full-stack engineer can get a project done from start to finish. This Career Path will start with the front-end, move on to the back-end, then teach you how to connect the two.

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51 units • 162 lessons • 97 projects • 141 quizzes
  • 1

    Welcome to the Full-Stack Engineer Path

    Welcome to the Full-Stack Engineer Career Path!

  • 2

    Overview of Web Development

    Get an overview of the field of web development to understand what you’ll be studying.

  • 3

    Fundamentals of HTML

    Learn to build a structure for a website using HTML.

  • 4

    Fundamentals of CSS

    Learn how to apply styles to HTML documents using CSS.

  • 5

    Developing Websites Locally

    Get acquainted with text editors and Chrome DevTools to develop websites locally.

  • 6

    Deploying Websites

    Learn how to deploy websites using GitHub Pages and the command line.

  • 7

    Improved Styling with CSS

    Explore intermediate topics in CSS to customize styles and implement navigation elements.

The platform

Hands-on learning

Don'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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What's included in career paths

  • Assessments
    Test specific skills needed for top tech careers.
  • Professional certifications
    Prove your expertise to yourself and prospective employers.
  • Technical interview prep
    Practice for the interview with common questions and real coding challenges.
  • Career services
    Explore career options and connect with employers that are hiring for in-demand jobs.
How it works

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  1. Learn the skills

    This expertly curated career path gives you all the knowledge and experience you need to start this career.
  2. Prep for interviews

    Assess if you're ready to apply for jobs, then build your confidence with code challenges and practice questions.
  3. Get hired

    Showcase your skills with a Codecademy professional certification and connect with employers directly.

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