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General Discussion

Some basic questions

I'm new to web design and headed to school this coming year for it. I like to teach myself things especially computer related subjects, so I'll be doing a lot of learning on Treehouse and Lynda. I'm just about to start the Web Design track. I'm wondering, if I'm specifically looking to learn UI/UX development, should I do all the tracks? Which ones should I prioritize? Which languages are most important?

Thx in advance, Zack

4 Answers

Taha Aharaz
Taha Aharaz
8,764 Points

I think Web Design track is good to start with, but also web front-end. Front end is synonymous with user interface (at least for web). It looks like Web Design track includes some basic graphic design, while the Front-end track includes more of and diverse coding.

But yeah, Web Design track looks right to start with, and then you could consider the other one. Alternatively, if you know you will be working more on apps then sites, then you should consider iOS or Android tracks after the Web Design track.

Good luck with it all.

Taha Aharaz
Taha Aharaz
8,764 Points

Further more you can now take the following free course:

https://www.coursera.org/course/hciucsd

This could be very good for supplementing what you are learning on treehouse. It deals with concepts on a bit higher level of abstraction, while teamtreehouse is more about concrete skills learning.

:)

Cool, I'll check it out. Thanks for the recommendations.

Taha Aharaz
Taha Aharaz
8,764 Points

No worries, you are welcome :)