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Episode Info: http://advancedbeginnerchallenge.com – I built a course to get your first job in web development, or upgrade from Junior to mid-level. All done over email for your convenience. Check out Team Treehouse to grow as a programmer! starthere.fm/treehouse How to become an advanced beginner Step 0. Pick 1 language and 1 framework. If you can't decide, pick Ruby on Rails and be done with it. Step 1. Context: Read 10 tutorials in your framework & language Step 2. Reps and sets: Do 10-25 tutorials. can you do it? BONUS: find mentor to ask questions on ur journey :) twitter is great for this Step 3. Project Phase Step 3a. Learn a version control system & setup git project Step 3b. Find project online that u suspect uses ur framework and language Step 3c. Pull out paper and do a "low fidelity" mockup of the website that you are seeing. Step 3d. get basic application up and running by following tutorial "How to build a blog in FRAMEWORK/LANGUAGE HERE" BONUS: Ask mentor any questions you might have at this phase Step 3e. break your mockups into "sections" that are tutorials you might find online, then combine the tutorials together into an app. BONUS: Attempt to develop relationship with mentor Step 4. Pre-job last educational push (courses, coaches, further professional development, etc). Modeling a person is a great thing to do in this phase. Find a course or program or person that you can model or learn from in this phase. Step 5. You're ready to start looking for a job.
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