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Best Web Development Courses

Posted by on June 3, 2020 in Technology with 0 Comments

Many people have thought of taking a web development course at one point or another. However, the process seems to be very daunting and because of that, they never go through with it. Today however, we are aiming to break this cycle. The main problem lies in the fact that there are too many resources online that choosing the right one for them becomes a problem.

To that end, we have scoured the best online web development courses and curated them for you so that you can have an easier time choosing which one will work better for you. If you are looking to create a Jacksonville web design company, you need to be very well versed in web development.

Before we dive in, we first have to talk about what web development is. Essentially, web developers often fall into two major divisions; the front and back end developers. Both of these areas are critical to a website’s function where one takes care of the visual aspect of things and the other handles logic implementation on the server side of the website.

Both of these developers are essential as they need to work together for a website to run smoothly. On the other side of that spectrum is the full stack developer who is well versed in both the front and back end development. Most backend developers work with PHP, Ruby, Java and Python to complete their jobs while the front end developers use CSS, HTML and JavaScript to get things done.

Therefore, anyone who wants to learn web development can choose to learn several of these languages so that they can later choose which specialization works better for them. Some of the best and most comprehensive courses include:

  1. JavaScript and HTML course on

For beginners, w3school is one of the best resources you can ever ask for. They have simplified everything so that comprehending concepts is easy and very straightforward. What’s more, these courses are free.

W3 School is exceptional in this regard because the students do not have to download and install a complicated code editor. They have a safe space right on the platform where they can edit the examples provided and then execute them in a sandbox.

  1. Basic CSS and HTML on edX

Since CSS and HTML are the building blocks of front end development, edX provides you an opportunity to start growing your knowledge in this arena. In this course, you will not only handle the beginner’s content, but also get deeper into front end by combining HTML and JavaScript to increase interactivity between the user and the webpage.

This program is free, but if you are interested in an authentic bona fide certificate that can be presented with your other certificates, you’ll have to pay $99 USD.

  1. Creating an interactive website via Treehouse

This is yet another free course from the world renowned Treehouse. Their main agenda here is teaching you about creating beautiful websites via CSS layout basic, HTML forms, responsive layouts, jQuery basic, and finally debugging CSS with Chrome Devtools.

For all that knowledge you pay only $25 per month and even have a chance to get a trial run to see if it’s something you might be interested in.

  1. Learning to code on Codecademy

This is a highly interactive platform designed to assist anyone who wants to learn Java, Python, Ruby, SQL, HTML, and CSS. Their course is practical and not only do they teach you these languages, they also insist that you create a few real-world projects to show your comprehension of the concepts they taught you.

Codecademy offers this course on a freemium basis where you can either use the free version or go for the premium one which will cost you about $15.99 per month. The premium course will give you unlimited mobile practice, real world projects, peer support and give you a pass to member only content.

  1. Web development on Tutsplus

If you already have a bit of foundation in front and back end development, this is the perfect course for you. You can take your Jacksonville Web Design Company to the next level by mastering the new and advanced concepts available on this platform.

You can learn about front and back end languages and even get a more modern spin to it. That means getting more advanced teachings which will assist you counter logical issues you face during the coding phase of any back end system. Some of the courses are free while others will require a small commitment of $16.50 per month.


If you are looking to start a Jacksonville Web Design Company, then you need as much knowledge of coding and implementing real world projects as possible. This will assist you tackle any challenge you face while working on a client’s project. You must practice regularly to increase your efficiency and hone your skills.

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