JavaScript Asynchronous Programming with JavaScript Understanding Promises Handle Multiple Promises with Promise.all

MSM KSD14
MSM KSD14
269 Points

I feel very much overwhelmed now. I can understand but so difficult to follow this section of promises.

As the course advance from callback to promise i feel it very overwhelming. Is this normal or do anyone feels the same? Can i find more directions/resources to learn this part in small bits?

Daniel L.
Daniel L.
9,751 Points

Hey, I know how you feel, it took me a while as well. Here are some supplemental resources that helped me out in order of helpfulness (at least to me lol):

Fun Fun Function Promises

The Coding Train: JavaScript Promises

Web Dev Simplified Promises

Hope that helps

Daniel Cranney
Daniel Cranney
10,393 Points

I came here to comment the same thing. The entire frontend course has been challenging but felt do-able, this really made me feel out of my depth.

Yeah, I've been trying to learn JavaScript through a variety of resources and decided to join Treehouse because I feel that it has a better approach to actual learning methodologies. It was shortly after I walked away from the Promises section on https://learnjavascript.online realizing I didn't internalize anything...I've got a masters in education. I can recognize that there is a lot of interest and passion about the subject in the instructors. They're probably trying to take the training wheels off and push a bit faster since we've covered a lot in this track so far. As a teacher in my subject field, I've had times when I wanted to push my students harder when they've gotten a bit of momentum... still it's a fine line between a ride in the park, getting comfortable with street riding, and the Tour de' France. Honestly, students will be just as amazed doing something they understand than trying to wow them with a "cool space site" that they have trouble wrapping their heads around (I've seen this sort of thing on other code learning sites/courses as well, and not so much here, which was a plus for me...). Tone it down, we'll still be here (also, I've been having some straight up bugs with the code in this section following it as suggested... might consider giving this one a rework). Anyway, I'll just have to power through this and look for easier to grasp explanations (my advice to others struggling as well). I'll check out those links Daniel L, thanks.

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Allison Buskirk
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Allison Buskirk
Courses Plus Student 8,588 Points

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks this. Dave's AJAX Basics course was well done and much easier to follow — this course, Async Programming with JavaScript, has been really challenging to follow.