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Get out of Tutorial Purgatory NOW!

Emma Turner
Front-end Developer and Blogger
Updated on ・2 min read

Here is why you should get out the Tutorial Purgatory NOW!
You people will surely have in mind what is Tutorial Purgatory? Here I will explain you how to escape tutorial Purgatory and many things you must know.


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What is Tutorial Purgatory? 🤔

It is where you try to learn a skill by going from tutorial to tutorial, but then realize that hardly anything you have learnt has actually stuck with you. You really haven't learnt all that much.

Find 1-3 good tutorials and stick with it. 🤨

A few good ones are better than many ordinary ones. Close and remove others, it's time to let go of those tutorials.

No instructions, No problem 😁

Step watching tutorials, abandon your comfort zone and build a project on your own, without all the instructions neatly laid out. You can seek help but try building something on your own.

Get comfortable being uncomfortable 😳

Tutorials are our safe zone. We cling into it a little too much, a little longer because we are scared that when errors and problems come up we wouldn't know what to do. Don't doubt yourself and take the leap.

Never stuck in this Tutorial Hell !!

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DO NOT REPEAT THE MISTAKE THAT EVERYONE DOES

Here is why:

  • ❌You will end up in learning nothing solid.

  • ❌You will work so hard on learning those technologies but get ZERO results.

  • ❌You will lose interest in learning.

Instead, try this :

  • ✅ Find UNIQUE and BETTER content by asking for suggestions.

  • ✅ Get out of your Comfort Zone and try building your own logic.

  • ✅ Try to learn something that EXCITES you!




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Rutvik Joshi

Great article! Can you advise me some great tutorials for front end dev?