Treehouse is a design technology academy which offers advance courses on web design, web development, mobile development and game development etc. It was founded in 2011 by Ryan Carson and Alan Johnson. The Headquarters are situated in Orlando, Florida, U.S., Portland, Oregon. Treehouse has emerged from Carson’s previous company Carsonified. Its mission is to offer Technology education worldwide. There are different types of programs including –
- Front End Web Development
- Java web Development
- Python Web Development
There are 110 employees till date. Users have counted upto 1,71,000. Treehouse is only available in English. Treehouse raised $4.75 million in funding. From the series B funding it raised $7 million led by Social+Capital and Kaplan which brought it to $12.6 million. So it’s a fun website for learning coders. Here you can easily find courses, see your progress and look for the student forum. Treehouse plans to offer access to learning videos and student forums, and code challenges to test your skills @ 25 dollar USD per month. It also has a subscription of $199 per month for those who wants to get certified in specific courses. Now if you have a pro account then benefits just keep on increasing by including video talks from industry leaders and other pro-instructor materials. You can always pause the subscription and take a break from classes where you won’t be charged any fees until you return. Students also get discount on courses here when they have valid ID and other supporting documentation. When you request to learn courses in groups or in schools, the price gets divided among everyone. Here you can also save money by inviting friends to TreeHouse as 4 of your friends keep enrolled, you will be charged free of cost for your account. Students here can have workspace of 100 at a time, and each has a storage limit of 50MB. There are also non coding classes, such as starting your own business. By Editor’s choice it’s an excellent platform to learn web technology. Free trials also require a credit card here. But overall it’s a great startup as it focus on the development of person’s computer language skills which is the need of the hour.