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General Discussion

Riaz Qureshi
Riaz Qureshi
2,819 Points

Jobs, Front end web development

So if you complete the FRONT END WEB DEVELOPER track, does that mean your ready for a good job as a front end web developer, like not an intern but a real full time job. Also how do you know when you know enough html, css, javascript and jquery to get this real full time job?

1 Answer

Matthew Smart
Matthew Smart
12,567 Points

The answer to this question is subject to personal opinions not facts.

However, in my opinion, I would not advise you to believe after this track you are 100% ready for a job.

The best thing to do is start building your own portfolio while learning the track. So take a break every few hours and work on as project. That way you are not going through the track too fast, you are actually putting the knowledge you learn from the tutorials into practise. This will help you absorb the information and help you become a better front-end developer faster.

This will also mean that at the end of the course you will have a small portfolio of projects to present at an interview. If you go for a job interview and say that you have just gone through treehouse tutorials, and someone else has gone the same tutorials but also created private projects. Well ill leave that for you to decide who would get the job.

That being said, the front-end development track is excellent at teaching you everything you need to know, or at least, giving you an idea of how things should be done. With this course finished, and a few projects under your belt then you are able to get a job in the industry. But this job will more than likely be a junior role.

Hope this helps!