Learn web design, web and iOS development online with Treehouse
Carsonified’s new online teaching environment Treehouse allows users to learn about web and mobile design and development.
Here is the slightly eccentric launch video:
Although there are similar services available (Codeacademy and Lynda), Treehouse uses gamification to make the process interactive. For instance, upon watching a series of videos, users complete quizzes in order to unlock badges.
“We plan on getting millions of unemployed or underemployed people out of low-paying and unsatisfying jobs and in to higher-paying and exciting design and development jobs,” co-founder Ryan Carson told TechCrunch, who also reported that several blue chip companies like Estée Lauder, Disney and Virgin use the service for employee training.