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he did not elaborate important points. i think he just read something like outline and pass it simply.
i would like another teacher with full energy. anyway i am in trouble follow him. i returned back many times
Bozhong Tao18,365 Points
I too get lost in previous sections, however I let myself paused there and comeback to it after 2-3 days. It became easier to digest(also I took the time to went through the related CSS course) Considering the amount of code involved learning DOM(html, CSS, js) it's easier to get lost if you don't fully understand even a tiny bit of the element involved.
For example, I just did Python course with a dungeon game earlier, there is more complex(comparatively speaking) logic in the code, however I don't need to constantly look over 3 different files(like here in html, css, js), all I need to focus is one .py file on the screen. I think that is a factor that made this course harder to follow for some.
Guil does speak faster than some other teacher, I turned the caption on and pause a lot :P(Am not a native speaker thou) Still, my sincerely gratitude & thanks towards him and all other teachers @ treeHouse!
He speaks a bit faster in this course than in the older CSS courses. But, still, he's very clear. Don't underestimate the time needed for the concepts to sink in. Watch a bit, take a day off, then practice that same bit with some examples, maybe research the topic around the web, then come back and advance a little more. More often than not, when I feel confused or burned, it's just that I did too much in one day and didn't let it really stuck in my brain.
Masha Blair13,004 Points
I don't know what you guys are talking about. I have no problem following it. He does a great job explaining things. Sure, it's a more advanced JS concepts so you need to learn very well everything up to this point to understand.
Christian van Lierop13,756 Points
In this video Guil just totally lost me. All the previous videos were very clear and good to follow. I had to pause a few times, read back and let it sink in, but then I always understood.
This video feels to me like I stepped into another course halfway, don't understand one complete sentence that he's constructing and generally feel like I'm slapped with a big bowl of word salad.
What the hell is he talking about?
Stefan Cutajar7,747 Points
Guil is one of my favorite teachers as well . The course is good you just need time to understand the concept
ya , now i got the problem, why am i in trouble to follow DOM tutorial ? 1, there is not index.html in workspace to do experimenting with MDN. 2, he using one example the whole video tutorial. When i was with Dave McFarland, wow i was just great every thing was easy,....