This short course is about answering the basic questions people have about the actual practice and career of web development. Because, let's be honest, even if you've got a strong feeling that you like building things and web development is the right path for you, you still probably don't have a great idea of what developers actually do... and that's where everyone starts so it's okay.
Start from the beginning and learn about what a web developer really does and what the field of web development is really like.
From what a developer actually does to key distinctions like Front End vs Back End, Web Developers vs Web Designers, and Web Sites vs Web Applications
Some brief examples of what developer roles are like in a variety of different organizations
An overview of the different tools that web developers use to get their work done
Developers are a surprisingly social group, and here's how to find them both online and in-person
Briefly demystifying what employers are actually looking for in a web developer and what the process might look like for you to get hired