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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Your First JavaScript Program

Why does TreeHouse keep asking questions in the challenge and quiz's before they cover the material in the course?

Why didn't you introduce the idea of a string "" being passed to js? The transcript never includes why we place our HTML in a string. This is so frustrating. I have seen this happen in other places and I am getting really tired of you placing stuff that needs to be tested, without covering it in the course (previous) first! I would not have mentioned the feedback here, but the Keep Going feedback keeps hanging.

1 Answer

Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,845 Points

I think it's because at this stage of the course it's assumed that people are complete novices to JavaScript so the video concentrates on the possibilities of JavaScript rather than what can be specifically done.

It's important to strike a balance. I remember looking at the examples of websites Dave showed us in the video and thinking .... "woah, there's no way I'm ready for that yet", but having taken the course I can promise you that Dave tells us everything we need to know to get through the course and doesn;t give us to do anything we can't handle