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Java

I'm looking to create a social media platform but I don't know where to begin.

I jotted down major notes about what I want to accomplish but I feel like the tracks available are not targeted towards building a social media platform. They are more towards building websites, weather, a story line, etc, which is amazing but it's not parallel with my desired goals. I understand I need to build it on one platform (Android, since it's the biggest market) and than transfer the codes onto the other platforms. I just don't know where to start exactly.

5 Answers

William Li
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William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,867 Points

Hi, Danny, In order to build a Social Platform, you first need to know how to build a Social platform. Treehouse actually has couple of Rails courses on that.

  1. Building Social Features in Ruby on Rails
  2. Advanced Social Features in Ruby on Rails

I clicked the first Ruby Rails but when I watch the video it says that its a continuation to a previous project called Treebook. Care to share the first track please.

I appreciate yall! Thank You!

I'll check them out. So, these are the tracks I should consider first, than what? Are you telling me upon completion, I should be on my way to creating one?

Kevin VanConant
Kevin VanConant
1,833 Points

I would also look at the Android and iOS Development if you want to make it mobile based.

definitely want to make it strictly mobile based. I want to create a website for the app to be downloaded from to be used strictly on mobile devices.

Kevin VanConant
Kevin VanConant
1,833 Points

I would definitely look at the mobile development. If you want to start with Android apps I would start with the Android development track.

Perfect. Y'all are great. So, I should definitely do Ruby rails like the above displayed and than the mobile setting than I should be fine?

Kevin VanConant
Kevin VanConant
1,833 Points

That is the path I would take.