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Hi, my name is Daniel and I'm very happy studying in Treehouse. I really love it, the best is knowing how much I've learned in just 10 days and I feel that things are being done very well at Treehouse, and that's why I don't want to be misunderstood when I sat that something's missing.

What I mean to say is that I've hard classes that are very full of very important knowledge, and I'd like to be able to see that knowledge applied to something tangible. That's where I think Treehouse falls short, and it's that the courses don't follow a project in common. The knowledge would be invaluable if it were applied to a real life situation. In that way one would quickly forge a solid understanding for the real world.

In my opinion,Treehouse is missing a master project where we create a website of professional proportions, in which, at the end of each achievement, new skills would be applied to the project. In this way, we could see how the skills work in a real situation, and at the end of the Front End Developer program, all of the students would have finished a professional website with Java script, CSS, and HTML. In this way we would have the skills and the experience that is invaluable in these cases, because although the coding exams help us to understand the topics, they don't show us how they are applied in a real situation and to a bigger project.

1 Answer

Drew Schott
Drew Schott
8,484 Points

Hi Daniel,

I can definitely see where you are coming from.

My suggestion would be to take what you learn in "How to Make a Website" and actually create your own website. As you go through the other courses, improve upon your own website with your newly learned skills.

Throughout each lesson just be thinking of applications towards your own project.