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Elias Harfouch616 Points
Is 'Introduction to Programming' a good place to start for beginner with little IT experience?
I just joined Team Treehouse and am both excited and slightly overwhelmed with the options available. I have no real IT experience - would ultimately like to learn the languages and aspects of web design [front end] I but I'm open minded about back-end development [which I gather is more difficult?] as an alternative and I also have a passing interest in developing applications in iOS. I appreciate these are three distinct areas. Sorry.
My question is this: Is Introduction to Programming a good place to start for a complete beginner or do you recommend something more specific? I appreciate it largely depends on what I want to pursue. I just thought this introductory course might be a good place to get a grasp of the fundamentals.
Sorry for the long winded question and any advice you could give would be most appreciated.
Stone Preston42,016 Points
James Barnett39,199 Points
Atanas Sqnkov14,981 Points
Hello Elias and welcome to the Treehouse community!
Depending on the type of programming You want to learn e.g. web design or software development, you may consider looking at the "Tracks" section on the left and follow a topic that excites you the most.
The introduction to programming course is the place to start, no matter the path You wish to take. It will be of help when You get into either web or software development.
Myroslav Tkachenko10,581 Points
This is probably the best intro to programming first lesson I've ever seen! Awesome job, guys!
I am also completely new to these languages and I have found that they all have been very helpful. Although it may be somewhat overwhelming for me I choose to dive right in and slowly but surely it is beginning to get easier and I am excited for this opportunity!