Skillcrush Course + Add-On

Front End Developer + React JavaScript

Build confidence in your development skills as you tap into the world's most popular JavaScript Library: React JS!

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Supercharge your front end developer career—and income—with React JavaScript

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Front end developers use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (including libraries like React) to transform static website designs into rich, interactive, multimedia web experiences.

With a killer salary, and tons of growth opportunities, front end development is one of the hottest jobs in tech!

ALL front end developers work in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, but they don’t all know React JS. And since React JS is quickly becoming one of the most in-demand front end development skills, knowing it will give you an important leg up in your job search!

  • $109K
  • 162,000+
  • 15%

Course Outline

Prerequisites: None

  • First class

    HTML & CSS Icon

    Skillcrush 101

    HTML & CSS

    HTML and CSS are the building blocks of the web and the cornerstones of front end development. In this class, you will learn how to structure, code, and launch your very own website from scratch. You will also learn how to take advantage of the modern web development tools that come baked into all major web browsers to make writing code and building beautiful websites easier than you ever imagined!

    You'll Learn:

    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Domains & Hosting

  • Second class

    Git, GitHub, and The Command Line Icon

    Skillcrush 105

    Git, GitHub, and The Command Line

    Professional developers may not agree on much, but they do ALL agree about one thing: version control. In this course you will learn how to use the world’s most popular version control system, Git, to track all your coding projects. Learn how to use Git via your computer’s command line and back everything up online using the service Github. You’ll also get practice installing Git, creating code repositories, and sharing your code with other developers.

    You'll Learn:

    • Git
    • GitHub
    • Command Line

  • Third class

    Coding Responsive Websites Icon

    Skillcrush 206

    Coding Responsive Websites

    Now that you’ve learned the basics of responsive design to ensure your designs are optimized for the web AND mobile devices, this class will turn you into a responsive website coding machine. You’ll learn everything you need to know to turn static, old-fashioned sites into dynamic, responsive ones. You’ll transform design mockups into beautiful, fully-functional responsive websites using HTML and CSS, and you’ll even get your hands dirty with Sass, Flexbox, and the responsive CSS framework Bootstrap.

    You'll Learn:

    • Media Queries
    • Responsive Typography
    • Flexbox
    • Bootstrap

  • Fourth class

    JavaScript & jQuery Icon

    Skillcrush 102

    JavaScript & jQuery

    The web is an interactive medium! Learn how to design engaging user experiences and then translate those dreams into motion using JavaScript and jQuery, a framework that makes writing JavaScript a snap.

    You'll Learn:

    • JavaScript
    • jQuery

  • Fifth class

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    Skillcrush 202

    React JavaScript

    In this introduction to the JavaScript React library, you’ll take your foundational JavaScript skills to the next level and learn to use JavaScript with React to create elegant, highly interactive websites. You’ll learn how React makes it possible to dynamically build user interfaces using data—with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript—so that your web application can respond to user interaction in real time.

    When you finish this class, you’ll leave with four portfolio-ready projects that highlight your ability to harness React’s power to build intuitive, lightning-quick websites that users love.

    You'll Learn:

    • Modern JavaScript (ES6)
    • Dynamic and Reusable User Interfaces
    • Managing Data Flow
    • Application States
    • Components
    • JSX

Tools you will learn:



    A text editor (like Atom) is a type of software used to write plain text without formatting, which is often used for coding and programming.



    A collection of developer tools built right into the (free!) Google Chrome browser, this tool will allow you to inspect and troubleshoot HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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    You’ll connect with your classmates and instructors in Slack, a messaging and collaboration tool used by thousands of digital teams worldwide.



    You'll use this industry-standard photography editing tool to work with pre-existing designs and transfer them to code.



    An online code editor built for developing with front end tools like React!



    A Chrome extension that adds React inspection debugging capability to Chrome DevTools.


Your Front End Developer with React JS Portfolio

By the end of this course, you’ll have learned everything you need to code up your very own responsive, interactive website, for which you’ll use the following skills:

  • HTML & CSS

    HTML & CSS Icon
    HTML & CSS Icon

    HTML & CSS

    The first two languages every future developer should learn, HTML and CSS are known as the "building blocks" of the web

  • Domains & Hosting

    Domains & Hosting Icon
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    Domains & Hosting

    A web host provides the home where your website lives, and a domain is the address you type in your browser to find it

  • Media Queries

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    Media Queries

    Additions to your code to make websites show up perfectly on all devices—desktops, tablets, and phones

  • JavaScript

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    A programming language that makes websites dynamic, interactive, and really fun to use

  • Version Control

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    Version Control

    A tool used to keep track of changes to code and to allow the user to restore earlier versions in case of bugs

  • Command Line

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    Command Line

    A text-only way of browsing and interacting with your computer

  • JSX

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    A popular JavaScript extension that makes it easy to write HTML within JavaScript code

  • React JS States

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    React JS States

    A core feature of the React library that allows you to make things super interactive.

  • React JS Components

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    React JS Components

    Reusable code elements that can be written once, and used everywhere

After completing the program, you will earn:

The Skillcrush Front End Developer Course With React JavaScript

Official Certificate Of Completion


The perfect addition to your new development portfolio, your resume, AND your LinkedIn profile!

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How Do I Know if This Course is For Me?

This Course Is For You If:

  • You want to build confidence and make money with tech skills, but don’t know how to begin.
  • You’ve dabbled in HTML, CSS and JavaScript but need to learn the fundamentals.
  • You're dying to learn a JavaScript framework or library like React JS!
  • You like learning to be fun and collaborative.
  • You CANNOT WAIT to learn how to make your own website.

This Course Is Not For You If:

  • You’ve already designed and coded your own websites from scratch.
  • You want to learn advanced topics such as back end programming or mobile app development right now.
  • You're not ready to go all-in on JavaScript just yet (check out the Front End Developer Course instead!).
  • You believe learning has to be serious in order to be effective and life-changing.

Your instructors are ALWAYS here to help.

  • Ann Cascarano

    Web Development Instructor

    Ann teaches Git, WordPress, Python, and JavaScript here at Skillcrush and at other mentoring events in and around her Montreal stomping grounds. A mom of four, she happily nurtures her little ones' interest in technology and delights in their discoveries. Ann's idea of a fun weekend project is to test out a different deployment method or dipping her toes into a new programming language.

  • Jesse DeOms

    JavaScript Subject Matter Expert

    Jesse is a front end developer and educator. He leveraged online learning communities like Skillcrush to transition from high school teacher to full-time developer. After a few years building cutting-edge user Interfaces for various fortune 500 companies, Jesse enjoys splitting his time between coding and teaching other developers to build awesome websites with React JS and JavaScript!



    Chelsea oversees curriculum development at Skillcrush. She's developed and taught numerous courses in coding, design, freelancing, writing, editing, publishing, communication, and other professional skills.

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Have a question? Our team of expert instructors is here for you around the clock:









With 1-on-1 support from your instructors & Skillcrush community, you’ll accomplish more than you ever thought possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to have previous tech experience to succeed in this Course?

    Not at all! This course is perfect for beginners with zero coding experience. You just need to have a basic understanding of computers and be able to upload and download files.
  • How much does a front end developer using React JS make?

    On average, front end developers using React JS make $108,000. Junior front end developers can make anywhere from $60,000 to $85,000, while senior developers can earn upwards of $120,000.
  • Can I purchase the React JavaScript class later?

    Yes! If you're a student of the Front End Developer Course, Web Developer Course or the Break Into Tech Course Package, you can purchase React JavaScript as an add-on class. BIT students can learn more here, and Front End Developer and Web Developer students can learn more here.
  • How long will I have access to my Course?

    Once you’ve completed payment for the course, you’ll have access to it for LIFE.
  • Should I have a Mac or a PC to take this course?

    The only thing you need is a computer with access to the web. You should be able to stream YouTube or Vimeo videos and download/upload materials like photos and documents. We recommend a Mac for your future career in tech as Macs tend to be the industry standard, BUT a Windows PC will work fine too.
  • What software will I need for the Front End Developer Course With React JavaScript, and what does it cost?

    You don’t need to have any special software before you start the Course. We’ll introduce you to all the software or apps you need as you go through the course, and we do our best to minimize costs for our students by providing free alternatives, making sure you are aware of free trials, and offering you discount codes where they are available. The software used in the Front End Developer Course is the Adobe Photoshop photography plan, which includes a 7-day free trial and costs $9.99 monthly thereafter. You will also need access to a hosting service, which will set you back about $12-15 per month.
  • Does this course cover JavaScript frameworks or libraries?

    Why yes it does! React is a JavaScript library used within many popular frameworks. In fact, it is THE most popular JavaScript library!
  • What skills do you need to become a front end developer?

    There are at least 10 must-have skills to become a front end developer, which you can read about in this blog post here. Proficient knowledge in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, with a good handle on Git and Github are probably the most important skills to have! Once you master these, you can add on complementary skills like JavaScript frameworks and CSS preprocessors.

Skillcrush Reviews

You don’t have to go back to school. You don’t need to be under 30, 40, or even 60. You don’t have to leave your job or take time off. You don’t even have to know a single thing about code—if you can download a file, you’re tech-savvy enough.

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    Within a month of finishing my Front End Developer Course, I landed my first client. I made back the money that it cost to take the course AND paid my car note with that first job!

    Emily Martens

    Web Developer


    My dream has literally come true and is really working. Now that I have tech skills, I work from home, earn a decent wage, spend time with my children, code (which I love), and continue to learn.



  • Nathalia Bailey Headshot

    I dove into my Front End Developer Course in March and April while I was living in Europe, and then I returned home and started freelancing. Honestly, I didn’t even finish the course until November.... I was so busy taking on work that didn’t need it!

    Nathalia Bailey

    Freelance Developer

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