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Rizwan Khan24,089 Points
Lee VaughnTreehouse Teacher
Hi Rizwan Khan!
Regardless of which Techdegree you choose there are likely to be times where you struggle. That is just a normal part of the learning process and we all experience those ups and downs and periods of self-doubt.
React can indeed be a lot to get your head around but it is also a powerful tool and a very in-demand skill. I am not familiar with the PHP curriculum so maybe Jennifer Nordell could speak to this more but I'm sure there is content in that TD as well that is also quite challenging so it isn't necessarily that one is "easier" than the other.
While you might be right in that you aren't able to complete the React projects now, that is part of what the Techdegree is going to teach you. The first React project isn't until Unit 7 so you will have plenty of opportunities to practice and grow those skills before you have to tackle a React project.
I hope that helps!
Robert ManolisTreehouse Guest Teacher
Hey Rizwan, great question. I don't think PHP is dying any time soon. It is still one of the most popular and widely used server side languages on the web, according to what I'm see when I Google "PHP usage statistics and market share", with something like seven million websites currently relying on it.
Also, keep in mind that two of the projects in the FSJS Techdegree utilize React. So if you have an aversion to it, that could present a problem.
Hope that helps, Rizwan. :)