Meta Back-End Developer Professional Certificate

Ready to gain new skills and learn the tools developers use to create websites and web applications? This 10-course program, designed by the software engineering experts at Meta, will prepare you for an entry-level career as a back-end developer.
On completion, you’ll get exclusive access to the Meta Career Programs Job Board—a job search platform that connects you with 200+ employers who have committed to sourcing talent through Meta’s certificate programs, as well as career support resources to help you with your job search.
In this program, you’ll learn:
Python Syntax—the most popular choice for machine learning, data science and artificial intelligence.
In-demand programming skills and how to confidently use code to solve problems.
Linux commands and Git repositories to implement version control.
The world of data storage and databases using MySQL, and how to craft sophisticated SQL queries.
Django web framework and how the front-end consumes data from the REST APIs.
How to prepare for technical interviews for back-end developer roles.
You’ll be able use these skills to create a Django web app using industry-standard tools. By the end, you’ll create a simple web app, following best practices, and build a job-ready portfolio to showcase during job interviews.
The launch date, program content, and course titles are subject to change. You'll be notified if the date changes. You will not be charged until the program opens and the free trial period ends.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- Gain the technical skills required to become a qualified back-end developer
- Learn to use programming systems including Python Syntax, Linux commands, Git, SQL, Version Control, Cloud Hosting, APIs, JSON, XML and more
- Build a portfolio using your new skills and begin interview preparation including tips for what to expect when interviewing for engineering jobs
- Learn in-demand programming skills and how to confidently use code to solve problems

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The Full Stack (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
The Full Stack (Coursera)
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As you prepare for your role in back-end development, practice bringing together multiple skills to build a full-stack Django app. You’ll start by setting up an environment for a local practical project, and refactoring the front and back-ends of an existing application. You will then have the opportunity to [...]
May 27th 2024
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36.00 EUR/month

APIs (Coursera)

May 27th 2024
APIs (Coursera)
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Delve deeper into the processes and concepts behind APIs and their infrastructure. Explore the key concepts that underpin API development and the principles of representational state transfer architectural style (REST) architecture. Build basic API and REST data backbones for web apps using Django. Discover emerging API technology and practice [...]
May 27th 2024
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36.00 EUR/month

Coding Interview Preparation (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Coding Interview Preparation (Coursera)
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The final course in this program will help prepare you for the unique aspects of a coding job interview, with approaches to problem-solving and computer science foundations needed to land the job. Ultimately you’ll gain strategic insights and tips for successful interviewing.
May 20th 2024
Course Auditing
46.00 EUR/month

Programming in Python (Coursera)

In this course, you will be introduced to foundational programming skills with basic Python Syntax. You’ll learn how to use code to solve problems. You’ll dive deep into the Python ecosystem and learn popular modules, libraries and tools for Python.

Django Web Framework (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Django Web Framework (Coursera)
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It's time to build something bigger. In this course, you will use the Django web framework to build, secure and administer a web server. You will have the opportunity to create, design and configure a web app using the Django framework in-line with best practices. Explore the usage [...]

Version Control (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Version Control (Coursera)
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Learn how modern software developers collaborate across the world without messing up each other's code. You will look at the different version control systems and how to create an effective software development workflow. You will be introduced to some of the most commonly used Linux commands that you can [...]
May 20th 2024
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49.00 EUR/month

Introduction to Back-End Development (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Introduction to Back-End Development (Coursera)
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Welcome to Introduction to Back-End Development, the first course in the Meta Back-End Developer program. This course is a good place to start if you want to become a web developer. You will learn about the day-to-day responsibilities of a web developer and get a general understanding [...]