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General Discussion

Kyle Lapaglia
Kyle Lapaglia
960 Points

Can we test out?

If I was to join the Ruby Track, is it possible to test out of the HTML/CSS etc sections if I already know the content in them? I want to take the whole course but it's kind of a waste if I already know HTML/CSS to take those courses.

4 Answers

Sure you can, I've done it a on a few projects, but don't skip them all. You should selectively go through the videos, and see what can benefit you. Some best practices videos are always good, and the history part too just to refresh your knowledge. Though sometimes you'll have a difficult time understanding the context of questions if you don't watch the videos.

Hope this helps.

Chase Lee
Chase Lee
29,275 Points

If you mean skipping the videos and just taking the code challenges and quizes. Then yes! I do the same this with the updated courses on HTML and CSS, until I get to something that I don't know then I watch the video.

Michelle Cannito
Michelle Cannito
8,992 Points

Another option is to not be part of a track. This way you can take parts of courses (or the entire course) in any order you want. For instance, I started Rails, then jumped to start Ruby, then did the entire Console course and am now finishing Ruby. You can skip courses all together without "testing out".