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Vince Usher7,159 Points
Why do the tutors make such a big deal out of having to use the command line? Are people really that scared of it IRL?
Like if I'm looking to become a digital producer, and I want to set up a friendly environment for front end devs and back end devs, am I going to have to incorporate these other GUI apps into workflow because people won't know how to use the command line?
Like is it even acceptable/possible to be a front end dev that doesn't know how to use the command line in the industry?
I personally love using the command line, reminds me of when the girl was hacking into the system to open door locks in Jurassic Park.
Iago Wandalsen Prates21,699 Points
Yeah, lots of people, principally people that are more on the design part of building a website, are afraid of the command line. I've worked for 1 year in a digital marketing agency, and while I did use my command line tools, there was a guy who never touched it. It's not acceptable to good developers, but the market is crowded with people who didn't learned from bad resources, don't really care about best practices. They don't use css pre compilers, they don't use stuff like grunt, or git, and they exist, in a bigger number than you'd imagine.
You need to know who's your target market in order to decide wether or not doing a command-line only thing, but you should be fine doing it.
I was eavesdropping your conversation and this command line thing caught my attention. I'm new to all this but does it have something to do with the console?
I'm sure stuff comes up in the coming treehouse courses but I'm just curious guy, I guess.
I will do that.
What about Sass and Compass compared to Less? They do the same things, right?
Which one do you prefer?
And is it that Bootstrap focuses more on Less.
Sorry, I'm full of questions.
I'm about to start Sass course in Code School. I look forward to it. I'm also trying to get into Wordpress theme development, too. It's been a wild ride learning all this stuff and after about a year banging my head against the wall, things are starting to make sense slowly.
No pain no gain, I guess :)