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General Discussion

Austin Harms
Austin Harms
8,680 Points

Why aren't considerably more courses related to front-end development in the front-end track?

For example, the only CSS course in the track is CSS Basics. There are many more CSS courses on Treehouse that dig much deeper, shouldn't those be in the track? Especially since the track is designed to help students get hired. Just a thought. I'm spending most of my time outside the track learning CSS, which is obviously a must for any developer. Thanks!

1 Answer

Ricky Catron
Ricky Catron
13,023 Points

I believe this is done to get someone from 0-60 as quickly as possible. I once heard someone say I can teach you all of CSS in 10 minutes but it'll take me all year to teach you to vertically align anything. CSS is a very simple to understand language but building complex layouts with it is difficult. Treehouses goal is to teach you enough to jump into a job. I believe with a good understanding of CSS Basics you could. You would need to learn a lot about layouts and such to succeed but that mainly comes from practice.

If someone needs more the can do exactly what you are doing and checkout the other courses in the library.

Goodluck! --Ricky