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General Discussion

Where should I go to practice the coding that I learn on Treehouse?

I am currently using terminal but there is no console.

1 Answer

Maximiliane Quel
Maximiliane Quel
Courses Plus Student 55,489 Points

Hi Jon,

that depends. Since you talk about searching for the console, I assume that you are maybe trying to lean JavaScript? In that case the console will be part of you browser and depending on your browser there are different ways you open it. The terminal is probably the Mac OSX command line. There will be very few languages and situations where you want to write code directly into the terminal. If you are writing ruby you can use irb to type into the terminal, if you want to try out some code. In most cases, however, you will write a script and those are written in a text editor. If you are just beginning the best thing is probably to pick a course and then practice in a treehouse workspace. Most courses will have a "launch workspace" button which will open a workspace that already has some files you need to follow along. Or you can start you own workspace and experiment.

I hope that helps a bit. In general it is helpful when you give a bit more information about what you are trying to do and why :0)