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HTML jQuery Basics (2014) Introduction to jQuery What is jQuery?

michellehartley
michellehartley
8,903 Points

Why are the project files for "what is jQuery" missing? I downloaded the file but it's empty.

Where can I get the files?

Chris Dziewa
Chris Dziewa
17,781 Points

It may be because they aren't necessary until Andrew opens workspaces. When he talks about launching workspaces, I would think the project files would be there. Using workspaces with the project is even easier. After doing tons of badges on here by downloading everything, it was getting tedious, so for the ones that can be done with workspaces, I would recommend doing it that way.

6 Answers

I had this exact problem last night, you need to use a different zip client to extract, as doing it with windows makes the zip file seem empty when it's not.

https://teamtreehouse.com/forum/jquery-basics-spoiler-cant-extract-files-windows-81

michellehartley
michellehartley
8,903 Points

Maybe I need clarification on workspaces. Only once my workspace went along with the files from the section I was working on. How do I get the files loaded into a workspace for the current section I'm working on? I'm doing the web design track and currently on the CSS section. I wish there was a better help section for the workspaces.

Chris Dziewa
Chris Dziewa
17,781 Points

Because it is new, not every course will have workspaces integrated. In the future I believe they all will be. This course will have a blue button on the right side above download project files that says something like "Launch Workspace". I just worked on the first two projects for this course in workspaces. By launching the workspace, it will load a separate window with all of the files included.

michellehartley
michellehartley
8,903 Points

Thanks Chris! When you say you just did the first two projects you are referring to jQuerry and not Web Design correct?

Chris Dziewa
Chris Dziewa
17,781 Points

Yes, jQuery that is correct!

michellehartley
michellehartley
8,903 Points

Chris I think you are talking about the code playground. The blue button above download the project files is the code playground which is different from workspaces.

Chris Dziewa
Chris Dziewa
17,781 Points

It's definitely not that button. I'm not a fan of the code playground. To the very right of the video on the first page -> What is jQuery Right above related discussions. I doubt you will ever see code playground on any of the newer courses.

michellehartley
michellehartley
8,903 Points

Guess it would have been helpful if I was looking at the jQuery one instead of Web Design. Sorry for the confusion. I wish there was a workspace for the web design track. I'm not fond of the code playground either. It's weird that I have downloaded all the files with no trouble. Just this one section there is no code in the zipped file that I first asked about. Maybe there is an issue with that particular file. Thanks for the help!

Chris Dziewa
Chris Dziewa
17,781 Points

Yeah sounds like the file just hasn't been uploaded to the correct location. I know how you feel about not having wordspaces on everything, but they've only been here for like a month and a half. With 360+ badges, that's a lot to try to integrate, even if not even half of those require Workspaces. I would scroll to the bottom right of the page and contact support about the missing file. The staff is good about fixing things like that. The jQuery course is good so far, you'll like it. Happy coding!