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Should you complete the front-end track before moving onto the fullstack or go straight into the fullstack course?

I have been flip-flopping between them a bit, and although I will mainly be applying for front-end developer roles to begin with, I would like to learn the full stack to be able to do a better job overall.. what do you guys think? is the front-end content within the fullstack track sufficient to do front end work, or does it gloss over some of the things covered more deeply in the front end track?

grant Mitchell
grant Mitchell
6,919 Points

i would think the fullstack includes front end, i mean thats what full stack is all about.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,024 Points

Both tracks have elements not in the other, but there is also some overlap. If you do both you don't need to repeat courses you completed in the other track.

I've done both, starting with the Front End track, and I recommend that order primarily because the difficulty level of the Front End track is a bit lighter and it has fewer courses so can be completed more quickly.

scott duke
scott duke
5,033 Points

Thanks for this answer, because I was wondering the same thing. I finished Sass, FlexBox and most of the front-end and was wondering if I'd be repeating the same stuff in FullStack.