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Luqman Shah
Luqman Shah
3,016 Points

Do you have to take the html/css course first in order to take the jave/java script course?

Hi, I just joined treehouse, and although I am more interested in the iOS courses and building apps and social networking app in the future, some big social networking sites do run on java. Do you have to take the html/css course in order to take the jave/java script course? If so, that would be totally fine because html and css is indeed the "core" of a website, if that made sense lol. And what is the difference between java and java script? Which do you learn first? And which programming languages are you required to learn before you learn java/java script. Thanks!

2 Answers

noo you can use Javascript in other uses also except web so do what you want to

Greg Kitchin
Greg Kitchin
31,157 Points

Javascript is typically used with HTML and CSS, so knowing a little HTML is useful, but not strictly necessary.

Java is a different language altogether, and it commonly used nowadays for apps on Android devices, though it is used elsewhere (Minecraft, the PC version at least, is written in Java). It can be used with websites, but often is stand-alone, and you can learn it without knowing anything about web design.