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rigoberto contreras
rigoberto contreras
9,035 Points

Hey guys which is a better course javaScript foundations or JavaScript Basics

i am taking the front end development track and it was all going good until the java-script foundations course i wonder if JavaScript basics is a better option

2 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

JavaScript basic is the newer course, Foundation is the old one.

But Foundation is more thorough, covering more materials; Basic covers less materials, but in more depth, and probably easier for beginner to follow along.

Also, Since Basic is a new course, it makes use of Treehouse's new Workspace for coding as part of the experience.

So if you have no prior programming experience, JS Basic is probably a better choice out of the two.

stephanie sutedja
stephanie sutedja
3,693 Points

I took the JavaScript foundation and was able to follow Jim Hoskin. He goes really fast and talks as though the students already know terms, like arguments, etc. Before I took this course, I learned the basic of objective-c and ruby. Maybe that's why I could follow the course. Beginners probably will have a hard time following Jim Hoskin.

I heard from others in the forum that the JavaScript Basic course is really good. Take the JavaScript Basic first if you can't follow JavaScript Fundamentals.