ADVANCED PACKAGE: PDF, ePub, Mobi, Sample Code, Interview Videos, and Study Guide
9 Chapters // 320+ pages // Includes everything in Basic + Advanced
Learn how to become a web developer
How to Become A Web Developer: A Field Guide is a book that introduces you to the field of web development. We explain what it takes to get a job as a web developer - and what you can do to become one.
How to Become a Web Developer: A Field Guide is a 9-lesson course that introduces you to the fundamental tools in web developer's day-to-day work.
This book will show you how to get started in web development - and how to avoid wandering down dead-ends.
0. How to Get the Most Out of This Book
1. Setup and Tooling
2. What is a Web Page?
3. Using CSS to Add Style
5. Programming Languages
7. Git and Version Control
8. Frontend and Backend Web Development
9. The Web Developer's Field Guide
"A wonderful introduction to the basics of front end development. I could have really used this book when I was starting to transition into technology and coding websites on my own without a technical background... This book should be your first read if you are considering web development as a new career."
-Aaron Gardner, TechOps at Stripe
Interviews with Developers Who Made It
The advanced package includes four interviews with software developers who give their advice on how to break into the industry.
🎥 Interview 1: A motivating tale of the power of curiosity with Jeff Malnick, Engineering Manager at HashiCorp
🎥 Interview 2: Breaking Back into Tech with Sophia Shoemaker, Software Engineer at Box
🎥 Interview 3: Making it Happen with Fermin Carranza, Software Developer at Formstack
🎥 Interview 4: You Don’t Have to Work in Tech to be Programmer with Carlos Perez, Founder of Bike Monkey, Inc.
"This is a fantastic intro for anyone looking to learn programming. This is a book I wish I had when I was teaching myself web development."
-- Noah Drabinsky, Frontend Developer at Formstack
How to Become a Web Developer is right for you if...
You don't know much about programming but you're interested in learning
You don't know which programming languages you should learn to get a job
You've tried watching online courses, but feel like you're not getting anywhere
You struggle when you try to program and wonder if it's this hard for everyone else
You don't know if you should take courses online, or at a community college, or what
You're worried you're starting "too late" (hint: you're not)