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General Discussion

Martel Wright
Martel Wright
358 Points

Web development advice

Im fairly new, any advice or mentorship on newbie web developers? Im willing to learn but i feel like i need a mentor or someone who could help guide me. Im starting from scratch with no prior experience in web development. Also how long would it generally take for me to learn what I need in order to start a new career in this field? Any help/ advice would be greatly appreciated.

3 Answers

http://teamtreehouse.com/tracks/web-design This track will give you everything you need to start from scratch, so you should totally start with it. I am not really a pro, I am quite new myself but I would love to help to help you in whatever I can. My advice is keep going. Dont give up. It can be hard sometimes but it is worth it

Martel Wright
Martel Wright
358 Points

ok thx, I'm currently working on the front end development track, should i be fine with that instead?

Rashii Henry
Rashii Henry
16,433 Points

I feel like if you commit enough time to it everyday and keep going over the basics you can have the basics down packed in less than a month. As far as HTML, CSS. It may take you an extra month or so to get Javascript down packed. But make sure you use all your resources, Treehouse, Youtube, Google, etc.

Martel Wright
Martel Wright
358 Points

thx, is javascript pretty difficult? i haven't gotten that far yet

YES IT IS!!! the easy part is always in the beginning... once everything has to come together, its alot to look at....

Rashii Henry
Rashii Henry
16,433 Points

But never be intimidated by a challenge. Asking questions is always your best friend.

I agree with Rashii. Treehouse comunity is really helpful and always open to help!