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Sean Clayton
Sean Clayton
3,476 Points

Should I move on to the next module even if it hasn't fully sunk in yet?

Hi guys, I have absolutely no experience in web dev or any computer science type of stuff anyway i am doing a ruby track. First up was an intro into computers and the net and went all good then went onto html which i think i did ok in. Then there was an introduction to ruby and this is where i sort of came undone. I was able to pass all the quizes and got through the code challenges (with help from google). However im not totally confident it all sinked in. With HTML I was able to see what i was doing or at least see what my code impacted (if that makes sense) with the ruby one it felt more like theory with no connect practice. So should i just take the course again or move on to Java script basics and this will all start to make sense the more i get through courses?


1 Answer

I would recommend practicing what you've learned from the track to really retain and apply the lessons. I usually practice for about 2 hours a day on top of the lessons. I use other websites and books to help with the coding practice. You will want to be comfortable with the basics so you can come up with creative solutions to problems when coding.

Some websites: http://learnrubythehardway.org/book/ex21.html http://www.codequizzes.com http://rubyquiz.com( This one is good for little projects to apply your code too)

Books: The Well-Grounded Rubyist http://ruby-doc.com/docs/ProgrammingRuby/( this is a free e-book available online)

Hope this helps!

Sean Clayton
Sean Clayton
3,476 Points

Thanks Melissa i will check these out