UC Berkeley Extension

Nov 4, 2021

2 min read

So You Want to Be a Web Developer?

Find out what you need to learn to succeed in this growing field

Young male and female professionals working on computers at shared desks

Front-End Web Developer

What Languages You Need to Learn

Other Tips

  • Build a portfolio site.
  • Contribute to a source-code repository like GitHub that shows off your coding skills.
  • Participate in open source projects like OpenMRS.
  • Increase your techie network at a hackathon. Major League Hacking offers a great list of hackathons for university students.
  • Jump into the Berkeley Coding Bootcamp and become a web developer in 24 weeks.

Back-End Web Developer

What Languages You Need to Learn

Other Tips

  • Build a portfolio site.
  • Contribute to a source-code repository like GitHub that shows off your coding skills.
  • Participate in open source projects like OpenMRS.
  • Increase your techie network at a hackathon. Major League Hacking offers a great list of hackathons for university students.
  • Jump into the Berkeley Coding Bootcamp and become a web developer in 24 weeks.

Full-Stack Web Developer

What Languages You Need to Learn