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As well as a common starting date, what these two nanodegree programs share is that students learn while developing hands-on real-world projects from industry expects with technical mentor support. Other benefits of the nanodegree are a personal career coach and career services and currently. for those impacted by COVID-19 Udacity of offering deeper discounts.
A graduate of this program will be able to:
- Create private state with closures and immediately-invoked function expressions
- Use the functional programming paradigm with immutable objects, pure functions, and common functional methods.
- Design functional programming pipelines using higher order wrapping functions and currying.
The prerequisites of the course are to be able to:
- Write conditions and loops
- Recognize object syntax and structure
- Declare functions
- Navigate and use Chrome DevTools
If you need to prepare or brush up these skills to meet the enrollment requirements, the recommended route is the Front End Web Developer Nanodegree which we recently covered in detail, see New Udacity Web Developer Nanodegrees.
Project: Create a User-generated Infographic from provided data and user input data. Students will also pull in information from a form and use it to complete an array of objects that will be appended back to the DOM.
- Course 2: Functional Programming
Project: Create a Mars Rover Dashboard using all the ES6 syntax and functional programming concepts from the course to interact with a real NASA API and build the front end logic.
Project: Build a UdaciRacer Simulation Game by combining callbacks, Promises and Async/await syntax to complete TODOs marked in the code, ranging from creating API requests to completing asynchronous logic flows. Create a theme for your race, like Nascar, horse racing, or spaceship racing and by the end, you will be able to play through a racing game of your very own creation.
The new Java Web Developer Nanodgree is an enhanced and updated version of a program that was announced last year and enthusiastically welcomed by Nikos Vaggalis in this report which makes a strong case for being interested in it.
A four-month program, with each of its four courses having between four and eight lessons, its goal is still to:
Equip students with the unique skills they need to build enterprise-scale applications with Java.
but now students are expected to have an intermediate knowledge of Java and if not are pointed in the direction of the Intro to Programming Nanodegree program.
By completing the Java Web Developer Nanodgree students will be able to:
- Understand the fundamentals of the Spring Boot framework and associated integrations and plugins.
- Describe the differences between web services, APIs, and microservices, develop REST and GraphQL APIs and learn how to secure, consume, document, and test those APIs and web services.
- Work with relational and non-relational databases, use Java to read/write and build test cases for MySQL and MongoDB, and build persistence for Java applications.
- Learn about Git, version control, and best practices for authorization and authentication. Use Jenkins to build CI/CD pipeline to deploy code to production.
The courses and projects involved are as follows:
- Course 1: Spring Boot Basics
Project: Build a Web-based Personal Storage Application using Spring Boot as a base implement user-facing features like file, note, and secure credential storage with industry-standard, full-stack development tools.
- Course 2: Web Services and APIs
Project: Build the Backend System for a Car Website. using Java APIs and frameworks to integrate different services using different communication styles.
- Course 3: Data Stores & Persistence
Project: Design the Data Model for a SaaS Application
This enterprise project will allow users to create schedules that associate pets, owners, and employees with calendar events. Students will configure their application to connect to an external database and use both JDBC and Hibernate to persist changes to it. Basic CRUD operations will be exposed via a REST controller layer so that students can test their application using Postman.
- Course 4: Security and DevOps
Project: Implement Authorization for an eCommerce Application using Spring Security with OAuth and username/password combinations to an eCommerce web application created in Spring Boot
This sounds like quite and undertaking over the course of just four months but I Programmer team member, Nikos Vaggalis has committed to cover this nanodegree in an "Insider's Guide" series, just as he did for the Android Developer's Nanodegree. The nanodgree starts on July 28, so act quickly if you want to join him.
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