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Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

You may not have to earn certification to get a job as a Web developer, but to advance in your career, it is a good idea to do so. There are several forms certification can take. Since there are four or five software programs used in Web development, such as Java and HTML, you can become certified through the companies that make these products. There are also a few organizations that offer certification for Web developers. One is, which offers certifications at four levels—novice, apprentice, associate, and professional. CIW ( also provides certification for web programmers, developers, and security professionals.

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