Here are the skills you need to become a web app developer

November 26, 2019 | Alberta

Do you dream of a career in which you use creativity in combination with highly developed technical skills?

If so, you might love working in web and mobile applications development.

As an in-demand development professional, you can create mobile games, financial apps, social platforms, and much more.

It’s a lucrative line of work. Web designers and developers earn a median wage of $36 per hour, according to Alberta government figures.

But breaking into this rapidly evolving field isn’t easy. You need a solid foundation in the right programming languages and concepts.

Here’s a quick guide to some of the key skills you’ll need to impress employers.

Logic and design

Knowing specific programming languages will only get you so far. You also need to understand the principles and methods of sound design.


Build stunning web pages from the ground up. Learn how to include forms, images, media, and other assets that keep users engaged.


Knowing how to use this popular scripting language is key if you want to build dynamic, interactive web pages.

Android and iOS

Learn to program using Android SDK and Swift so you can reach users on these extremely popular mobile platforms.

Adobe tools

Use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to impress users with beautiful images and graphics.

So how do you get training in these areas? CDI College's web and mobile app development programs cover all of this and more.

In just over a year, you can learn everything you need to know to break into this rewarding field.

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