LearnWho Does What in the Tech Industry?


Ryan Carson
writes on July 15, 2014

If you’ve ever considered a career in the tech industry, building an app or making a website, you’ve probably wondered, how does this whole world fit together? Who does what? What kind of people and skills do I need to build an iPhone app, for example?

As co-founder of Treehouse, I’m asked questions like these regularly. So we decided to make a short video answering as many as possible. I hope that it demystifies some of the jargon for you and that you’re inspired to get started learning web technology today!


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16 Responses to “Who Does What in the Tech Industry?”

  1. Please I can not hear it probably, What is the first sentence that Ryan said at the beginning of the video:

    hey I’m Ryan ???????????? treehouse

  2. Kelvin on July 20, 2014 at 9:19 pm said:

    My question is when it comes to a mobile apps what are those developers using objective-c to create apps classified as then?

  3. Thanks, I learn & work alone & often lack the basic info in some areas. Your Treehouse Blog is a big help because you don’t talk to the converted in their own language & so leave the uninitiated behind

  4. I’d like to know what is the best things to learn in terms of time/effort investment to reward ratio?

  5. Miroslav Zeman on July 16, 2014 at 2:06 pm said:

    Hey all, could you please tell me in what kind of propably Adobe program are the animations made? I would like to try make some animations like that for my future videos, but i don´t know what kind of software can i use. I would like to learn it.

    I would be glad for all answers. Thanks 🙂

  6. Not sure what everyone is so upset about, this is great. I really like that you used all flat design to explain everything. This is a great start in creating a IOS App for me. Thanks for the share, great editing with the video too!

  7. Great post and video guys!

  8. Another great post, seriously. The animations are very clear and professional, and i will use it to explain the web roles to some co-workers. Thank you Ryan and Treehouse team.

  9. I’m not sure where you are getting your information, but great topic.
    I needs to spend some time learning much more or understanding more.
    Thanks for great information I was looking for this information for my

  10. Gill Carson on July 15, 2014 at 3:45 pm said:

    Hi Anthony – what would you like to see instead?

    • Adama Sy on July 16, 2014 at 6:07 pm said:

      This is very clear. Leave Anthony and his negativity. It’s explaining to beginers where to go. Keep it up.

      When I’m ready I will make videos to tech in french ad work for you.
      Good job

  11. Michelle on July 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm said:

    Well I completely disagree with the negativity – this is a very clear and helpful post for someone who’s in the early stages of a career in this industry. Thank you for producing thoughtful, helpful content!

    • Ellen Shimada on July 18, 2014 at 4:07 pm said:

      +1 Even with few years of experience my head starts spinning with technology changing so fast. It was refreshing to watch this video because information was presented in a clear and simple manner. I enjoy most being a Front-End Developer for Web Apps but the video reminded me that I should strengthen my UI design skills if I want to be great at what I do. Appreciate tip and enjoyed the animations 🙂 Thanks Treehouse!

  12. Anthony on July 15, 2014 at 11:56 am said:

    Another useless post, I finally decided to remove this blog from my rss reader.

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