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JavaScript AJAX Basics AJAX Concepts A Simple AJAX Example

Michael Frederickson
Michael Frederickson
6,726 Points

Frustrated by The Information Gating

Maybe I'm slow, dumb, or not approaching the courses correctly, but ever since I moved past beginner courses, there's a frustrating amount of information that the instructors seem to just gloss over as if I should already know it. Why didn't he explain ready states 0-4? Is "responseText" a key phrase? a variable from another page? I can get the code to work by following along but this feels like a very shallow course. I shouldn't have to google so many things when I'm watching a paid, educational course.

victor E
victor E
19,145 Points

Hey Michael, part of learning how to code is getting very familiar with the docs and reading them. The teacher explains the main concepts usually but make sure you read the teacher's notes which explain additional details on the subject. What I like to do is create a one note with links that I can easily search if I run into a roadblock. But yes, you will have to do additional research and reading outside of the video. As a fellow student, this is what has led me to a successful learning experience.