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Master the Tools for Software Programming

Treehouse has comprehensive online courses that help you learn how to use the standard tools for software and web development. This includes skills like writing and organizing code, communicating with servers, and learning how to use tools like Visual Studio Code, Github, the Terminal, and code formatters. Learning these skills will help you be able to build websites, apps, and more. If you want to find out how to make development more accessible and efficient, check out the content we have available in our library of Development Tool courses.

Once you dive into our content library, you’ll find that all of our courses are entirely self-paced. You can learn all of these programming tools at your own pace. With Treehouse’s courses available to you, you can learn the skills you need to become a web developer.

All of the courses are divided up by skill level, meaning you can start with beginner courses or start with more advanced material. You get to choose and carve out your own learning path.

With a customizable learning path, you’ll be able to learn these essential skills in a holistic way. You’ll be able to retain the material and truly absorb the information, rather than feeling rushed. Despite the self-paced nature of these courses, they don’t take huge chunks out of your day. In fact, you can quickly complete a course without having to break up your schedule at all.

During your tenure with Treehouse, you’ll be building out a portfolio of web development work that you’re able to present when applying for jobs in the future, making you a much more viable prospect. With workshops, exercises, challenges, practice, and more, you’ll be able to learn crucial web development skills in no time.

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If you want to be a web developer, you have to have knowledge of the modern standard tools used in software development, the problems these tools solve, and their roles in the development lifecycle.

These tools provide you helpful coding hints and shortcuts, they backup your work, and they make development easier and streamlined when you’re working in a team. For example, the Terminal is one of the most powerful ways to interact with computers and execute programs just using text. With Treehouse, you can learn how to be proficient in all of these essential tools.

Treehouse not only provides you courses to make you proficient in these tools, it also teaches you how to use these skills in a potential career. If you’re wanting to get a job in the web development industry, Treehouse is the best place to start. Also, if you’re already knowledgeable with these tools, but want to take the next step for your career, TReehouse has courses for that too. You’ll be able to learn advanced, specific skills to enhance your resume and help you get to the next level in your development career. And best of all, you can do all of this on your own time.

Treehouse is designed to be viable for those with full-time responsibilities. Even if you have a full-time job or are a stay-at-home parent, Treehouse makes it easy to learn a little bit each day, whenever you have some time. Our students with full-time schedules are often able to complete their courses in as little as three months. Of course, if it takes longer, you still learn the same skills. You choose when and how you learn.

Our staff leads the way when it comes to helping our students be prepared for the real world. Our teachers are experts in their own field and know what it takes to get you a position in web development. With this knowledge at hand, they set up dynamic curriculums that help students get real-world, useful experience.

You can also connect with the Treehouse community to further improve your learning experience. The Treehouse Slack channel is full of resources that will help you throughout your journey. You’ll be able to connect with staff, but also other students who have the same goals in mind as you. In fact, you’ll likely make connections that carry on well past your classes.

Treehouse also functions as the perfect refresher for those who are needing to stay up to date with their coding skills. Since languages and programming tools are always changing, it pays to learn what’s new. With Treehouse, you can always make sure you’re on top of things.

Meet Your Built in Code Editor

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A fully browser-based code editor designed to make learning with Treehouse a breeze.

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The built-in code editor will assist you with your markup. This will help you identify any potential issues as you practice your coding skills. This ensures you will pick up on any mistakes you make early on, which will help you to correct these mistakes and give you a good foundation from which to progress. This is just one of several available tools to help you be successful.

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It’s never been easier to take a course with Treehouse. You can try out Treehouse for free, learn at your own pace, get the precise help you need, network with others and get started on your chosen high-paying career path! Start your seven-day trial to jump-start your learning journey right away.


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A Look Inside the Industry


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Career Positions

    • Web Developer
    • Application Developer
    • Software Engineer

Career Skills

    • HTML & CSS, Javascript
    • SQL
    • Project Managment

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    Accessible Training for New Learners

    Developers need to use a variety of tools to build websites and apps. These tools help to make their code cleaner, compatible across browsers, and optimized for production. Tools such as text editors help to write code, while other client-side tools help report errors, solve problems, speed up the development process, test code, and deploy projects. To the uninitiated, this can seem overwhelming. But with Treehouse, you can trust that these courses are made to be accessible and easy to pick up for new learners.

    Treehouse gives you access to an array of web development tracks. With these tracks, you’ll learn tools like Coda, Zapier, MVC, REST APIs, Git, Docker, and much more. The more tools you learn, the more well-rounded a skill set you’ll develop. Web development is one of the most important skills in the modern world, and knowing how to best utilize these tools is an essential part of being a developer. With Treehouse, you’ll be able to get careers in these fields by focusing on our different tracks and learning what you need to succeed in the industry.

    We give you interactive videos, interactive practice tools, and much more to help you understand these tools on a deep level. Each of these tracks focuses on a particular tool, meaning you won’t get unfocused trying to grasp too many concepts at once. You’ll fully learn and understand a tool and be able to take the next track when you’re ready.

    Quizzes and other review tools will reinforce these concepts and ensure that you’re fully understanding everything you’re learning. With Treehouse, all it takes is 30 minutes a day to develop these real-world skills. If you’re ready to learn web development skills to help you get a career in the industry, then Treehouse is where you should go. Start learning with Treehouse today.

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