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Ljubomir Mateljan
Ljubomir Mateljan
1,982 Points

Front End Track.

Hi all,

I am a professional graphic designer, having MA degree in visual communication, working at IT company as an Visual/UI/UX designer. To broaden my spectrum of knowledge, I am trying to learn front end development.

As I don't need design course (Adobe/design theory), I would like to dig deep into HTML/CSS/JS. So, my goal is to be able to code complicated sites, therefore I need systematic approach.

What track(s) would you suggest? Front End Web Development? Any other?

Thanks a million!

3 Answers

Tobias Helmrich
Tobias Helmrich
31,601 Points

Hey there Ljubomir,

in my opinion the Front-End track is definitely what you're looking for. There are no design courses (in contrast to the Web Designer course) in there and you'll learn HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Therefore the Front-End track gives you the systematic approach you're looking for, starting with the basics of building a website with just HTML for the structure and CSS for the styling and later extending it with JavaScript to make it interactive, first with basic vanilla JavaScript then jQuery and later with slightly more advanced techniques like AJAX.

When you're done with the Front-End track make sure to check out the library and look for HTML, CSS and JavaScript courses that were not included in the track. If you feel like you want to get more advanced with JavaScript afterwards you can take a look at the Full-Stack JavaScript course where you can skip the basic courses you already did in the Front-End track and get right into some Node.js/Express/Angular.

I hope that helps, have fun! :)

Ljubomir Mateljan
Ljubomir Mateljan
1,982 Points

Hey Tobias,

Thank you so much for your answer, it sure helps! I will listen to your advice!

Have a good day!

Tobias Helmrich
Tobias Helmrich
31,601 Points

No problem, glad it helps! :) Thanks, you too!

Scott Walton
Scott Walton
9,174 Points

Yes the front-end would be suitable for you. Goes into the HTML/CSS/JS you want. I've nearly finished the track myself and you won't waste anytime learning about what you already know.

Good luck.

Ljubomir Mateljan
Ljubomir Mateljan
1,982 Points

Hey Scott,

Thanks a lot! Your experience with the course is just what I was looking for! I'm glad you like it and hope it will be of use to me too!

Enjoy your day!

Scott Walton
Scott Walton
9,174 Points

You're welcome! All the best, Ljubomir.