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I'm on a rails track, got to to-do list, Is it normal to suddenly feel overwhelmed?
So far everything has been very easy and fun for me, sometimes even very obvious and logical. Then I've installed rails and hopped in into the to-do list course and there is this code everywhere, syntax doesn't seem difficult but it is certainly way different than what we've been doing up until now. At this point I'm at testing with capybara and I'm uncertain whether I am really learning or just following along.
Is it normal? Did anybody else feel that way? Will it be made clear later on? Will doing the full ruby track first help?
Luke Buśk21,598 Points
I would advise to do Ruby courses first. Also yes, rails track and its todo-list is very overwhelming for the beginner. Good idea is to use other resource for rails basics and then come back to the todo-list. At least thats what's working for me.