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LinkedIn Learning

Become a Software Developer

via LinkedIn Learning


Get an introduction to the programming skills needed for a career as a software developer. This learning path provides a broad perspective on core technologies for web development, software development, and databases. It introduces common tools and the bigger picture of how development careers work.

  • Learn foundations of programming for software development.
  • Practice with popular technologies like HTML and CSS.
  • Explore core languages like Python, JavaScript, and Java.


  • Course 1: Programming Foundations: Fundamentals
    • Prepare to learn the fundamental concepts, practices, and terminology of programming in this introductory course.
  • Course 2: Programming Foundations: Databases
    • Learn the fundamentals of database programming. Find out how to build a database, define relationships, and write queries.
  • Course 3: Succeeding in Web Development: Full Stack and Front End
    • Do you want to become a web developer? Learn about the skills and tools you need to get a job as a front-end, back-end, or full-stack web developer.
  • Course 4: HTML Essential Training
    • Learn how to write HTML, the programming language that powers the web.
  • Course 5: CSS Essential Training
    • Explore the concepts that form the foundation of CSS. Learn how to select content, style text, manage layouts, and more as you work on a real-world project.
  • Course 6: JavaScript Essential Training
    • Get hands-on experience scripting in JavaScript. Learn how to work with objects, variables, data types, conditionals, functions, loops, the DOM, and more.
  • Course 7: Learning Python (2020)
    • Get started with Python, the popular and highly-readable object-oriented language.
  • Course 8: Learning Java
    • Get started in Java programming. This course shows beginners how to write Java code and build simple Java applications.
  • Course 9: Learning C#
    • Learn the fundamentals of the C# language.
  • Course 10: Learning SQL Programming
    • Learn the basics of SQL, the programming language for retrieving and editing data from databases such as SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL.
  • Course 11: Programming Foundations: Web Security
    • Learn about the most important security concerns when developing websites, and what you can do to keep your servers, software, and data safe from harm.

Taught by

Annyce Davis, Scott Simpson, Ray Villalobos, Jen Simmons, Christina Truong, Morten Rand-Hendriksen, Joe Marini, Kathryn Hodge, Joe Marini, Scott Simpson and Kevin Skoglund


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