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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Capturing Visitor Input

The javascript tutorial has too many quizzes for me. Do I need to take each quiz to pass? I'm an experienced programmer.

The javascript tutorial keeps has to many quizzes for me. Can I go faster. Can I skip the quizzes? I'm already going through the videos at 2x speed.

3 Answers

There's no "pass" or "fail" on Treehouse! You can skip any content you like, but you won't get points for it and the course won't be marked as completed in your dashboard.


Tommy Gebru
Tommy Gebru
30,164 Points

Hey Leland,

If you find that the basic courses are too long, why not take more challenging courses and/or learn something new. There is a new track on Teamtreehouse, I will definitely be taking when I complete Front-end. Also it is not necessary to watch every video if you believe you understand the material just leave the video playing in another tab or speed up the video or skip the video. If you are into it there is always a need to assist students on the Forum, also the Treehouse instructors regularly ask for Quality Assurance help on the Forum for new lessons and courses!

I'm pretty sure there's a skip button bro... I'm not sure if it'll still give you the points tho

Thanks, are the points important?

Ehh its gamification ... it adds an extra layer of interest to the learning process ... it's ultimately up to you though whether or not it matters

Michael Plemmons
Michael Plemmons
9,393 Points

I'm really enjoying these lessons. I'm an experienced programmer as well (in java that is) and a lot of the concepts are the same, such as some keywords and the logical thinking process and the fact that in most cases it doesn't care about space. I'm flying through these videos but some areas I need to slow down and take notes on because the syntax is slightly different. i.e. java is String msg = "Hello World"; or Integer score = 5; or double avg = 1.5;. Javascript seems easier with var msg = "Hello". Maybe later in the course we have to differentiate between variable types in javascript.