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Is buying a server mandatory in order to practice coding with Treehouse?
I watched a video from Nick, and I was just curious if this is mandatory.
Vince Leung4,730 Points
For html and css, you don't need any server, in fact most of the work can be done on their workspace platform that they usually provide after each of their videos (where you can follow along and code). For server side languages like PHP Mysql there are local server environment such as MAMP on mac or XAMPP (just for more info). Only time you really like to have a server is if your going be hosting a website, there are a lot of alternatives to just doing plain coding, and treehouse provides a lot of free and built in programs to help you with your coding :).
Hope this helps! Vince
Thank you Chris. In that case, I'll move on to the next set videos.
Thanks Vince. I started Treehouse on May 9th, and I'm having a hard time keeping up. It seems to me like someone has to be extremely gifted in order to learn how to code. I could be wrong.