Build Modern Websites with Astro!

A hands-on course to teach you how to build websites using Astro 4.0, the all-in-one framework for the modern web.

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Taught by James Q Quick

Updated for Astro 4.0!

This course has been been completely reworked to work with Astro 4.0

40+ In-depth lessons

5+ Hours of video

3k+ Discord users

What you will build

Full-stack Markdown Blog

In this course, you'll take your blog to the next level by adding powerful features like tags, pagination, authentication, comments, and more! You'll also learn to use modern technologies like Tailwind CSS, TypeScript, Xata, and Cloudinary!
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What topics are covered in this course?

One thing you can be sure of is that we take no short-cuts! You will learn core Astro concepts hands-on and in-depth.

Static Site Generation vs Server-side Rendering

Learn about the multiple strategies Astro provides for rendering pages in the browser

Content Collections

Create, organize, and validate your markdown content using Content Collections

Image Optimization

Use the Astro Image component to optimized images with lazy loading for faster load times


Use TypeScript to define prop types, database table models, and frontmatter schemas for Content Collections


Learn to build a basic auth strategy using Server-side Rendering, Xata (PostgreSQL database), and cookies.

Deploying and Hosting

Deploy and host your website with Astro and get your site live in no time

Is this course for you?

This course is built for beginner to intermediate web developers who have

A fundamental knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

A desire to learn new skills to put on their resume

Some experience with a framework (encouraged but not required)

*Still not sure if it's for you? Send me an email at with any outstanding questions!

Hi, I'm James Q Quick 👋

I'm a full-stack developer with a passion for teaching developers, and I'm here to help you learn the latest and greatest in Web Development.

  • 300+ bootcamp students through Launch Code
  • 10+ years of teaching developers
  • 200,000+ followers on social media

Ready to Start Learning?

Learn everything you need to know about one of the most exciting frameworks in JavaScript!

Half-stack (Basic Package)

Static Site Generation Only


  • Astro Components, Integrations, and Islands
  • Markdown and Content Collections with Zod and TypeScript
  • Dynamic Routes, Pagination, and SEO
  • Image Optimization
  • Deploying to Vercel and Netlify
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Full-stack (Premium Package)

Static Site Generation + Server-side Rendering


  • Automatic Cover Images with Cloudinary
  • Handling Forms and API Routes
  • Database Integration Using Xata
  • Building a Basic Auth Strategy Using Cookies
  • Everything From the Basic Package
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Got questions?

Is this course right for me?

This course is made for beginner to intermediate JavaScript developers. The expectation is that you have basic knowledge of JavaScript and HTML/CSS. Framework experience is encouraged but not required.

What is your refund policy?

We offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with the course, you can request a refund within 30 days of purchase.

Is there parity pricing available?

Yes! We offer parity pricing. If the cost of this course is prohibitive in your country, please contact me for more information.

Is there a student discount?

Yes! We offer a 50% discount for students. Please send me an email from your university email or a picture of your student id.

What if I need help during the course?

By purchasing this course, you'll have access to a private Discord channel where you can ask questions and get help from the instructor and other students.

What if I have more questions?

If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact me at

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