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I need an advice

Hello, I want to become an ethical hacker in the future. I just wanted to ask how well should I be knowing JavaScript in order to be able to do Cross site scripting, I kinda feel like I am wasting allot of time by making "websites" and learning all these different frameworks. Should I be learning those in my situation?

Andres Ramirez
Andres Ramirez
18,094 Points

There are certified courses (not offered on Treehouse) dedicated to Ethical Hacking. Search on Google and you will find them. (I wouldn't want to advertise other sites directly on Treehouse).

As far as making websites and learning frameworks... it never hurts to have that knowledge as most jobs in the industry require this. It's definitely a good starting point.

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,652 Points

Having developer skills would also be a very good idea.

In addition to the good point made by Andres, I would suggest that becoming a developer would dramatically increase your employment prospects. Not only are EH and Pentester positions much more rare than developer positions, they often require prior experience in software development in addition to a CEH certification.

Thanks Steven and Andres, great answers!