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Finding java difficult

Any advice I am an absolute beginner at coding and have started learning java, I have done the java basics course and java objects but I'm still getting confused on the next courses. Classes methods objects all seem to blend into one lol, is java a good language to start on or is there anything else I could do to understand the basics better?

2 Answers

William Li
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

Hi, Simon.

Java is considered to be a mid-level language, it's easier to learn than low-level languages such as C or C++; but harder than high-level scripting language like Python or Ruby.

If you want an easier language to learn the basics of programming, I'd suggest you to take the Python track here at Treehouse. Python is a very beginner-friendly language. I think it's not a bad idea to pick a simple language as your first, because after you learn one language and understand many of the CS terminology and concepts, the knowledge is transferable, making it much easier to learn another language.

Thanks I might try that, i get the basics but when it gets complicated it goes straight over my head, i can follow the courses but half way through they seem to go from begginer to experienced, its a steep learning curve