Welcome to the Treehouse Community
Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community!
Looking to learn something new?
Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.Start your free trial
James White6,159 Points
Question about Learning Adventures
I'm trying to decide between learning adventures and I have a question about the differences in the Web Developer and Ruby on Rails.
Also at the end of the CSS path in the Web Dev adventure the video says next you will learn about Compass. But there are no more videos for CSS the next video starts the Intro to Programming course.
Also Responsive Design isn't available under Web Dev adventure but is under the Rails. That seems a little backward to me. Shouldn't Responsive Design be listed under Web Dev path since a lot of people in the industry are promoting "Mobile First"?
I've really enjoyed the videos I've watched so far and I've been able to take what I've learned and apply it to some things I'm working on so I really like them.
James Barnett39,199 Points
I'd email this feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org as they are the only ones that can tell you why the learning adventures are arranged the way they are.
Amit BijlaniTreehouse Guest Teacher
Thanks for the feedback. We will take these into account when we are updating and auditing the Learning Adventures.
To answer some of your other questions:
jQuery is taught in our project of Build an Interactive website that's why it's there in the Learning Adventure.
They mention Git, Coffeescript, Compass, etc. because those courses will be added in the near future. We should probably state it clearly.
Finally, if you are looking to simply learn Front End dev then I recommend the Web Designer Learning Adventure which teaches you everything including responsive web design. The Ruby on Rails Learning Adventure is comprehensive where it teaches you front-end and back-end dev.