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I feel lost...

I completed the Ruby development track recently, and decided to head on to Rails development, as I love the elegance and syntax of the language. But after completing the pre requisite courses leading up to the Build a todo list app with Ruby on Rails, in the Rails track, I feel lost. It's like learning something entirely different. Is this normal, or have I accidentally skipped over some content?

2 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,867 Points

It's understandable, and you're not alone here, many students have the same complaint about jumping from Ruby to Rails by taking Build a todo list app as 1st course. And to be frank, if you have no prior web development experience, you most definitely are going to feel really lost at this course. The course is more about demonstrating how to quickly build a working web app in Rails using TDD, without much explanation along the way, it's not a good beginner's tutorial on Rails.

Thanks for the quick reply. I thought that I'd probably missed a course out while learning.