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Fabrice Triboix
Fabrice Triboix
6,858 Points

Which track to learn how to code a Web App?


This question is mainly for Treehouse staff. I would like to learn how to make a Web App (in essence: single javascript page, offline storage, able to work offline).

For the app I am thinking about, it will also need a server backend (probably based on PHP). Obviously, the app will be able to access the backend only when online. In addition, the app will need recurring payment (I am thinking about using PayPal for that).

What would be the best track to learn the necessary skills? Or maybe more than one track would be needed?...

Many thanks for your help!

1 Answer

Corey Gibbons
Corey Gibbons
5,672 Points


I'm not sure you fully understand how web apps work. Web apps are built with server-side languages like PHP, Ruby, Python etc, furthermore...the interface in which your customers interact with could not possibly be built on javascript alone.

My suggestion would be to complete the PHP track which will also run you through the front end fundamentals you need to build a simple interface with HTML/CSS/JS.

Hope that helps