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Ian Z
Ian Z
14,584 Points

How many of you learn graphic design and coding at same time? is it a good idea?

I feel like learning to be good at making websites requires you be good at graphic design as well? So when your making an app youll be able to make the icons and GUI stuff as well as code it?

Do many of you do this? Maybe spend 8 hours a day coding and 2 hours a day doing illustrator and design stuff?

I found this membership website that has a bunch of illustrator tutorials and is companion to treehouse


2 Answers

morgan segura
morgan segura
Courses Plus Student 6,934 Points

You should do both, but maybe one at a time. Everyone learns differently which is why I stated "Maybe." I went to school for Graphic and Web Design, then learned programming. Personally, knowing both Design and Web Development will make you much more valuable. Perhaps learn Web Design basics and then depending on your understanding, learn basic web development.

Thien Nguyen
Thien Nguyen
20,554 Points

I'm doing both right now. I'm focus on web design and development. I will focus on APP once I secure a job doing front end development. There is no way to learn everything on here and remember it. Retain rate is like 10-20%. Even though I'm learning design, html, css, javascript, and php but I'm focusing them in that order.