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Program Highlights

Our Frontend Fundamentals teaches the building blocks of frontend programming. You’ll explore HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery. Bloc programs are intensive and outcome-oriented. They combine an immersive learning experience with online flexibility:

  • Mentorship 1-on-1 Mentorship With an Experienced Developer
  • Projects Learning By Building Real Applications

Who Should Take Our Course?

For anyone looking to learn about Frontend Development. This program is ideal for beginners or current developers looking to enhance their frontend development skills for personal or professional projects and expand their portfolio.

For students looking to switch careers, check out our Software Developer Track career track.

Learning at Bloc

Learn Anytime From Anywhere

Our programs offer flexible scheduling and are entirely online. You can take our courses from anywhere and choose a pace that matches your needs

Pace Options

16 Weeks
25 hrs per wk 2 Mentor Meetings per wk
32 Weeks
10 hrs per wk 1 Mentor Meeting per wk

Choose a Dedicated Mentor

All of our Mentors are experienced professionals with years of industry experience. We’ll help you choose the right mentor for your learning style to:

  • Ensure that you understand core concepts
  • Hold you accountable and keep you on track
  • Code review your projects and assignments

Build a Portfolio of Projects

Our curriculum is written by Bloc’s experienced developers and designers. As you progress through the Course with a Mentor, you’ll build a portfolio of three to five projects to enhance your skills.

Mentorship brings our curriculum to life, coloring student learning with personal and professional experience. It provides Bloc students with the context gained by years of programming from knowledgeable developers.
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Joe Lipper
Frontend Fundamentals Director
- Frontend Fundamentals Director Joe Lipper

Frontend Fundamentals Syllabus

Frontend roadmap


During Bloc’s Frontend Web Development Fundamentals, students gain the knowledge required to build frontend web applications from scratch. Learn common developer tools such as Git, GitHub, the command line, and Brackets, our recommended text editor. Explore HTML and CSS, including responsive web development. Study fundamental programming concepts using JavaScript, and apply those concepts while building an interactive music player, Bloc Jams.

Learn tools like Git, GitHub, and the command line
Explore HTML, CSS, and responsive web development
Build an interactive music player using JavaScript and jQuery

Frontend project


In the Project Phase of your apprenticeship, you’ll leverage the fundamentals learned in the Foundation Phase to build three to five production quality apps. You’ll work on a series of applications to create a portfolio that showcases your talent. During the Project Phase, your mentor will be your client, senior developer, and project manager. Your mentor will provide project requirements, feedback, code reviews, and advice.

Build 3-5 Production-Quality Frontend Web Applications


Bloc Jams with AngularJS

Refactor the Bloc Jams app to use Google’s AngularJS framework.


Bloc Chat

A real-time chat client using the Firebase backend-as-a-service.



Build a time management app that espouses the popular Pomodoro technique.



The classic arcade game, built using JavaScript and the HTML5 Canvas element.



Build a self-destructing task list that deletes tasks after they’ve been idle for one week.



Define, scope, and build a project of your choice.

A Curriculum Catered to Your Goals

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Enhance Your Career

Michael Minskoff

Michael, an Interactive Designer, enrolled in Bloc's Frontend course to learn how to make his designs interactive and dynamic with JavaScript.

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Bloc Frontend Alumnus

Meet Gemma


1-on-1 Mentorship

Learn under the guidance of an experienced frontend mentor

Project-Oriented Curriculum

Build 3-5 projects for your portfolio as you progress through our hand-crafted curriculum

Payment Plans

Tuition can be paid upfront or over six installments. The installment plan: one payment of $2,000 upon enrollment, and 5 monthly installments of $700. We accept credit cards, debit cards, checks, and PayPal.


Diversity and Merit Based Scholarships available. Attend an info session to learn more.

Refund Policy

We'll provide you with a full refund if you drop out within 7 days of starting your course. If you choose to drop out later, you will receive a pro-rated refund based on the number of days you've spent in the program, minus a non-refundable fee of $250.

Next Start Date: Nov 7 th

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